Eikenberry on Afghanistan


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U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl W. Eikenberry (R) confers with General David Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, before a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul Dec. 8, 2010. Gates and Karzai also met privately prior to the press conference, during Gates' tour of the region.
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Karl Eikenberry, a William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at CISAC, former ambassador to Afganistan and Lt. General in the U.S. Army (Ret.) speaks with National Georgraphic Channel in its new series: American War Generals. The two-hour show that aired on Sept. 19, 2014, reveals never-heard-before stories and insightful opinions from 11 active and retired U.S. Army generals, according to the NatGeo website. Their accounts take the viewers through the vig changes that have transformed the U.S. military from the first troops to enter Vietnam to the last combat troops to exit Afghanistan, explaining the critical personal experiences that shaped their lives and the way they approached modern warfar.