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07/19/2013 03:34 pm ET Updated Jul 19, 2013

LIVE FROM THE ASPEN SECURITY FORUM: AFRICOM: The Next Afghanistan?

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DATE: July 19, 2013. TIME: 7:00p – 8:00p EST

In the last few years, while we focused on Iraq and Afghanistan, slowly but surely, Al Qaeda affiliates have taken root around the world in search of the next safe haven from which to launch attacks on the West in general and the U.S. in particular. Is Africa the next launching pad for terror, and, if so, what are we doing about it?
Former US Africa Command Commander Gen. Carter Ham (Ret.) speaks in conversation with The New York Times National Security Correspondent Eric Schmitt.

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