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Afghanistan: The U.S. Must Settle In for the Long Haul

Ronald E. Neumann
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

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The Author is Ronald E. Neumann

Ronald E. Neumann is the President of the American Academy of Diplomacy, an organization of former senior U.S. diplomats dedicated to improving American diplomacy.  He was Ambassador to Algeria (1994-97), Bahrain (2001-04), and Afghanistan (2005-07) as well as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East and a senior officer in Iraq (2004-2005).  He is the author of The Other War; Winning and Losing in Afghanistan.

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