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Military Chief Briefs Reporters on Afghanistan & Pakistan

Washington, DC
Thursday, August 23, 2012

The lead general in Afghanistan, General John Allen, briefed reporters on U.S. operations in Afghanistan. He appeared via satellite from Kabul, Afghanistan.

Gen. Allen provided an update of military action against the Taliban.  He also detailed a recent meeting with Afghan army chief of staff, General Sher Mohammad Karimi, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin Dempsey, over the sharing of cross-border information with Pakistan.

Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 9:48am (ET)

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