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An update on the largest military campaign of the eight year war in Afghanistan as U.S., Nato and Afghan forces try to rout the Taliban from its southern stronghold
- Amb. Zalmay Khalilzad former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and president of Khalilzad Associates
- Rod Nordland reporter, New York Times
- Amb. Karl Inderfurth former assistant secretary of state for south Asian affairs; professor and graduate program director at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs
- David Sanger chief Washington correspondent for "The New York Times," author of "The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power."
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