David Barno

Center for a New American Security

Guest

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)

David Barno on KCRW

After 13 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, plans call for reducing the size of the US Army.

What's Next for the US Army?

After 13 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, plans call for reducing the size of the US Army.

from To the Point

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…

What Will We Leave Behind in Afghanistan After 2014?

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…

from To the Point

Within hours after heavy fighting erupted in Libya's capital this weekend, it appears that Colonel Moammar Gadhafi's regime is finally on its way out.

The Fall of Tripoli: Is This the End of the Gadhafi Regime?

Within hours after heavy fighting erupted in Libya's capital this weekend, it appears that Colonel Moammar Gadhafi's regime is finally on its way out.

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