Recent Developments in Afghanistan, Hearing Before the House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Services, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, March 13, 2014 [open pdf - 2MB]
This is the March 13, 2014 hearing on "Recent Developments in Afghanistan" before the House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services. From Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon's opening statement: "Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. The committee meets to receive testimony on recent developments in Afghanistan. Joining us today is General Joseph Dunford, the Commander of International Security and Assistance Force, ISAF, and U.S. forces in Afghanistan. […] Today, approximately 34,000 U.S. troops and approximately 19,000 international troops from 49 nations continue to work as part of an international coalition to help Afghanistan continue its transition to self-governance and become a secure and stable nation. […] General Dunford, I hope you can help remind the American people and our political decision makers here in Washington what is at stake. I expect that you will provide this committee, as you do with the President, your best military judgment on the post-2014 mission set and associated presence necessary to continue fighting terrorist threats and to sustain a secure environment for the Afghan people. And I look forward to your testimony." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: General Joseph F. Dunford.
H.A.S.C. No.113-88; House Armed Services Committee No. 113-88
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