Aspen Ideas Festival

America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

Season 1 Episode 34 | 59m 59s

For well over a decade after 9/11, America pursued three very different and difficult campaigns in Afghanistan. The CIA waged a war in the shadows to dismantle Al Qaeda, the U.S. military battled Taliban, and the State Department led efforts to establish a legitimate government and repair their war-torn country. Karl Eikenberry served as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan from 2009-2011.

Aired: 06/28/15

Rating: NR

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