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"Afghanistan: Shared Achievements, Shared Challenges, and the Way Forward.” Lecture, National Defense University, Washington, DC, 19 September, 2010

"Supporting the Civilian Surge in Afghanistan." Keynote Speech, Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce and the International Peace Operations Association Seminar, the University Club, Washington DC, 19 August, 2010.

"The Principle of Do No Harm." Speech, Ministry of Defense Advisor (MODA) Program, Embassy of Afghanistan, Washington, DC, 11 June, 2010.

"Revitalizing Afghanistan’s Agricultural Sector." Speech, US National Guard Agribusiness Development Teams, Bloomington, Indiana, 14 October 2009.

"Rebuilding Afghanistan: The Role of Provincial Reconstruction Teams." Speech, Forum on Afghanistan: Partners in Defense, Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC, 24 September 2009.

"Education and Healthcare Key to Afghanistan's Secure Future." Speech, The Afghan and American Sisterhood Award, The United States Congress, Washington, DC, 14 September 2009.

"Afghanistan and Central Asia: Securing Afghanistan in a Regional Context." Lecture, Central Asia Advanced Area Studies, U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA, 6 August 2009.

"Policy Options for State-Building in Afghanistan." Speech, Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington D.C. 20 July 2009.

"Governance, Security, and Reconstruction in Afghanistan: Challenges and Opportunities." Speech, International Affairs Forum, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI, 21 May 2009.

"Afghanistan: A Roadmap for Progress." Speech, The United States Congress, Washington D.C., 13 May 2009.

 "The Fallen Soldiers of The United States and Allies in Afghanistan and Iraq." Speech, The Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA, 17 April 2009. 

“Confronting Terrorism and Securing Afghanistan.” Speech, The United States National Defense Intelligence College, Washington D.C., 19 March 2009.

"Current Challenges to Afghanistan’s Stabilization and Reconstruction." Lecture, Syracuse University Washington Program, Washington D.C., 12 February 2009.

"Afghanistan’s Relations With its Six Neighbors.” Lecture, Emory University, The Clause M. Halle Institute for Global Learning, Atlanta, GA, 2 December 2008.

"Afghanistan: Security, Governance, and Reconstruction: Challenges & Opportunities" Lecture, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, December 7-9, 2008. 

"Afghanistan: Security, Development, and Relations with the United States." Ambassadorial lecture, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, December 7-9, 2008.

"Public Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities for International Engagement." Speech, The Wilton Park Conference on "Public Diplomacy: Meeting New Challenges", The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The United Kingdom, 7 October 2008.

"The Priorities of the Afghan Government to Improve Local Governance and Service Delivery to People." Lecture, The United States Department of State, Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA, 19 September 2008.

"Security, Governance and Reconstruction in Afghanistan: Achievements, Challenges, and the Way Forward." Speech, The United States Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 27 August 2008.

"Towards a Successful 2009 Afghan Presidential Election." Speech, U.S. National Defense University, The Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), Washington, D.C., 28 July 2008.

"Beyond the Paris Conference: Rescuing Afghanistan From Its Dangerous Traps." Speech, The RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA, 18 July 2008.

"Canada’s Assistance to Afghanistan."  Lecture, University of Maryland and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 2 June 2008.

 “Enhancing U.S. Partnerships in Countering Transnational Terrorism.” Speech, The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO), Washington, D.C., 22 April 2008.

"Current Challenges Facing American, NATO and Afghan Security Forces." Speech, Fort Campbell, KY, 1 March 2008.

"Afghanistan: International Peacebuilding Achievements." Lecture, Walsh University and Walt Whitman High School Model UN Program, Embassy of Afghansitan, Washington, D.C., 29 February 2008.

"Afghanistan-U.S. Relations: The Way Forward" Lecture, American University Washington DC Program, Washington, D.C., 2 February 2008.

"Challenges to Security and Governance in Afghanistan." Speech, The US Army 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY, 15 November 2007.

"Stabilizing Afghanistan: The Operational Environment." Lecture, Fort Drum, NY, Fort Polk, LA, September and October 2007.

"The Afghanistan Counter-Narcotics Strategy: Achievements and Challenges." Lecture & Discussion, The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee and Senator Joseph Biden’s Office, Washington, D.C., 28 September 2007.

"Afghanistan: International Peace-Building Efforts." Lecture, Georgetown University Summer Program, Embassy of Afghanistan, Washington, D.C., July 2007.

 “Afghanistan’s Stabilization: Peace, Governance, and Prosperity.” Speech, Leadership Development & Education for Sustained Peace (LDESP), Fort Riley, Kansas, 27 June 2007.

 “Building Peace in Afghanistan: the Way Forward.” Lecture, American University, Embassy of Afghanistan, Washington, D.C., 24 April 2007.

 “Afghanistan’s Drug Problem: Costs, Consequences and Counter-Narcotics Strategies.” Speech, U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington, D.C., 15 May 2007.

 “Just Back from Afghanistan: Experience and Insights of Security Studies Program and School of Foreign Service Alumni and Students.” Speech, Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., 21 March 2007.

 “Afghanistan’s Drug Control Policy: The Nexus between Drugs and Insecurity.” Lecture, Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., 17 April 2007.

"Afghanistan’s Role in the War on Terror." Speech, American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), Washington, D.C., on March 2, 2007.

"Challenges and Opportunities in Strengthening Afghanistan’s Security and Reconstruction Efforts." Speech, The United States National Defense Intelligence College, Washington, D.C., 19 March 2007.

 “Media in Afghanistan: Past Challenges and Present Achievements.” Lecture, Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, New York, 15 February 2007.

 “Transitional Justice: The Rule of Law in Afghanistan.” Speech, Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, 8 February 2007.

 “Security and Development in Afghanistan: Challenges and Opportunities.” Speech, Syracuse University, Maxwell/Newhouse Public Diplomacy Program and the Law School's Institute for National Security and Counter Terrorism, Syracuse, NY, 15 February 2007.

"The Afghanistan Drug Control Strategy." Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 12 December 2006.

"Stabilization and Reconstruction in Afghanistan." Lecture, American University, School of International Affairs, Washington, D.C., 11 October 2006.

"Threats to Afghanistan’s Stability." Speech, U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, VA, 16 October, 2006.

"Transnationalism: Its Impact on South Asian Economy and Politics." Speech, National Advisory Council for South Asian Affairs, Washington, D.C., 10 August 2006.

"Commencement: Graduation of Counternarcotics Pilots of Afghanistan." Speech, Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX, 3 June 2006.

"The Challenges of State Building in Afghanistan." Speech, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, 2 June 2006.

"The Government of Afghanistan’s Response to the Narcotics Problem. Lecture, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., May 2006.

"Nation or State Building in the Contemporary International System." Speech, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 31 March 2006.

"Achievements, Challenges, and the Future of State-Building in Afghanistan." Speech, Fort Polk, LA, 21 February 2006.

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