Posts Tagged ‘Christiane Amanpour’

Video : Sarah Chayes, Afghan Tolerance of Civilian Casualties Waning

Former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes, who has lived in Kandahar since 2005, talked to Christiane Amanpour about the changing attitudes of Afghan people mounting civilian casualties in Afghanistan. What Chayes states can be traced back to Dr. Ashraf Ghani’s statements that at first the Afghan people welcomed the U.S. forces with flowers, but as time […]

Christiane Amanpour Continues to Prove She Does Listen to Her Audience

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Video : Taliban “Can’t go Much Further Than Where They Are Now”

Continuing her on-going, excellent coverage of the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour spoke to Georgetown University Assistant Professor, Christine Fair, and Alex Thier, director for Afghanistan and Pakistan at the U.S. Institute of Peace about the practicality of the Afghan government’s proposed negotiations with the Taliban. Fair brought up interesting points in that […]

Gordon Brown’s Opposition : ‘Withdraw Troops on Basis of Success’

David Cameron is the wealthy private school educated leader of the British Conservative Party. Cameron is also considered to be current British Prime Minster Gordon Brown‘s most potent and popular opposition in this year’s elections. Speaking to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Cameron shared his views on a timeline […]

Video : What is Nation Building?

Christiane Amanpour posed the question of whether or not the United States should engage in a nation-building plan in Haiti on her Twitter account. The comments on her Blog entry continue in the same vein of past nation-building discussions. With the current state of the U.S. economy many wonder what the economic benefit to the […]