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Making Sense of Afghanistan - Shared screen with speaker view
Tom Bersson
44:23
who is the speaker tonight? I thought it was Amb Crocker.
kim Tomas
58:45
that;s him speaking now
Tom Bersson
01:06:45
thank you. But I am signing off as this was billed as a talk by Amb Crocker on Afghanistan,. but he is barely speaking and now they shifted the talk to Pakistan.
kim Tomas
01:07:53
I know I'm a bit confused myself, however I need the extra credit
Tom Bersson
01:08:48
best of luck with your extra credit.
kim Tomas
01:09:02
Tom, is that why yousigned on?
Justin Gubler
01:09:33
What is your view of civil-military relations throughout OEF? Did this hinder the U.S. ability to assess the conflict clearly (especially in the last 5 years of our effort)?
Tom Bersson
01:09:52
to hear Amb Crocker speak on Afghanistan. He is extremely well versed.
Tom Bersson
01:10:46
Kim, I am old and I already have many college degrees. I do not need extra credit.
Tom Bersson
01:11:21
this appears to be all about the host. They should have listed her as the speaker.
kim Tomas
01:13:03
Tom,
kim Tomas
01:13:18
Tom, once again you are correct]
Margaret Little
01:15:06
Please show some respect and take this conversation private
Benjamin Rogers
01:20:58
As lessons learned go, what do you see as the best approach to avoiding corruption in a situation like Afghanistan, where rule of law is non-existent or insufficient?
Peter Hartmann
01:24:49
Not sure whether the Q&A module works. Therefore putting the question here as well:
Peter Hartmann
01:24:50
Sir, to your point of view, is there any main thing that we could or should have done differently in order to prevent the current situation in AFG. For example would it have helped to early to change to a somehow peace maintaining mission like it has been done in Kosovo for more than 30 years?
kim Tomas
01:25:56
The extraction has been criticized, what steps could have been taken to make it go more smoothly and affectively?
Soji Akomolafe
01:26:29
The Biden administration has decided to engage the Taliban in direct negotiations in Doha. Given what you know about the Taliban, what are the prospects of success and under what circumstances do you think the Taliban can be trusted?
Peter Hartmann
01:30:30
Well I think none of the nations engaged there was keen on maintaining a (large) footprint in AFG (maybe at all). However, the current situation cannot be anything that anyone wanted to have, am I wrong?
Justin Gubler
01:35:58
Given the U.S. withdrawal and evolving in conditions within the region, where should the U.S. invest diplomatic and military effort? and to what end(s)?
Soji Akomolafe
01:46:45
Your Excellency, thank you for your frankness. Another stellar presentation, as always. Again, thank you sir.
Margaret Little
01:48:21
Great job Larry, Maria, and Ambassador Crocker - thank you! Margaret Little
Peter Hartmann
01:49:59
Thank you very much Ambassador Crocker!