Toughing It Out in Afghanistan

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195 episodes available. A new episode about every 9 days averaging 62 mins duration.

Michael O'Hanlon, author of the newly published book Toughing It Out in Afghanistan, is director of research and senior fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, where he specializes in U.S. defense strategy, the use of military force, homeland security and American foreign policy. He has advised General Petraeus on the Central Command Strategy Review of 2009 and General McChrystal's strategic analysis group for its 2009 strategic assessment document. Through the summer of 2009, he has made six trips to Iraq or Afghanistan, most recently with the International Republican Institute to help monitor the 2009 Afghan presidential election.