"On December 5, the Center for a New American Security held a press briefing on its recent policy brief, "The Next Fight: Time for a Change of Mission in Afghanistan." Authored by Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Andrew Exum and Matthew Irvine, the brief calls for a change of mission in Afghanistan and offers policy recommendations for the Obama Administration, the ISAF/U.S. Forces Commander, the U.S. Army and Marine Corps and the U.S. Special Operations Command. The authors were joined by CNAS President John Nagl, who offered key takeaways from his recent trip to Afghanistan." December 5, 2011 http://www.cnas.org/node/7383
Panelists include (reflects speaking order): Lieutenant General David W. Barno, USA Director, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University Andrew Exum Fellow, Center for a New American Security Nathaniel C. Fick Chief Operating Officer, Center for a New American Security Dr. Andrew J. Bacevich Professor of International Relations and History, Boston University Colonel Christopher G. Cavoli, USA Military Professor of Security Studies, George C. Marshall Center for Security Studies June 11, 2009 http://www.cnas.org/node/2781
Panelists include (reflects speaking order): Thomas E. Ricks Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security Dr. John A. Nagl President, Center for a New American Security General John (Jack) Keane, USA (Ret.) Senior Managing Director and Co-founder, Keane Advisors, LLC George Packer Staff Writer, The New Yorker Nazar Janabi Next Generation Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy Ambassador Samir Sumaida’ie Ambassador of Iraq to the United States of America.
Ambassador William Milam, Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, D.C. Former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan (1998-2001) and Ambassador to Bangladesh (1990-93)Hassan Abbas, Research Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University