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Council on Foreign Relations Hosts Asst. Sec. for Conflict & Stabilization

Washington, DC
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ambassador Frederick Barton, assistant secretary of the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations at the U.S. Department of State, discusses the future of the American civilian operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The last combat troops left Iraq in 2010 and President Obama has announced a plan to draw down troops in Afghanistan prior to the 2014 deadline for the final withdrawal of combat troops.

Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:33pm (ET)

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