David Barno

Center for a New American Security

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Senior advisor and senior fellow and co-director of the Responsible Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security; retired US Army Lieutenant General, overall commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan (2003-2005) and former Director of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University (2006-2010)

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Less than a year ago, the US and NATO promised continued assistance and 
training for ten more years, with the Pentagon talking of 6 to 9000 
soldiers.  Then, the White House said a…

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