Hadley and Podesta Discuss "The Right Way Out of Afghanistan"

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Stephen Hadley, a senior adviser at the U.S. Institute of Peace who served as national security adviser to U.S. President George W. Bush, and John D. Podesta, chair of the Center for American Progress who served as chief of staff to U.S. President Bill Clinton, sit down with Charlie Rose. They discuss their recent Foreign Affairs article, "The Right Way Out of Afghanistan." They argue that, as the United States prepares to exit Afghanistan, it is focusing too much on security, overlooking the political elements of the transition. To leave behind a stable government in 2014, Washington needs to push harder for electoral reforms, negotiations with the Taliban, and a regional settlement involving Pakistan.

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