What needs to be done in Afghanistan?

Friday - 12/17/2010, 9:08am EST

David Sedney, Deputy Assistant Secretary For Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia, DoD

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John Dorrian, U.S. military spokesman, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Significant progress has been made in Afghanistan and Pakistan according to the latest internal review by the administration. This includes weakening al-Qaida's senior leadership in Pakistan and slowing the Taliban's momentum in Afghanistan. However, big challenges remain in sustaining these gains.

  • David Sedney, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia at the Defense Department, joins us with details of the review.

  • Lt. Colonel John Dorrian is a U.S. military spokesman for the International Security Assistance Force in Kabul, Afghanistan. He joins us for an on-the-ground assessment.