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Resolute Support Headquarters - posted on YouTube.com
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzqg9uKFuWPiRpriwSjSukw

Armed Forces Network (AFN) Afghanistan on YouTube.com
www.youtube.com/channel/UC0bjSa866omMuv0qa4I7KCA

Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the UN posted on YouTube.com
www.youtube.com/channel/UCreWFPLc5a0WfKYZJRrY_5g

U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR) posted on YouTube.com
www.youtube.com/channel/UCnn7xEnnUXRTun4bJZ0iusg


Videos on Afghanistan
(listed in chronological order)

EAPs Prove Vital to ANDSF Success in Helmand, DVIDS, September 21, 2017. The advisors of Task Force Southwest are now advising at levels below corps and zone. Watch a 2-minute video describing the advisors job at brigade and kandak level in Helmand province.
www.dvidshub.net/video/553001/eaps-prove-vital-andsf-success-helmand

The Non-Military Components of the United State's Strategy in Afghanistan, Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), September 8, 2017. This panel discussion explores the political and economic elements that an effective U.S. strategy must include with insight on the emerging role that multilateral institutions can play in Afghanistan.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9PSTwdPOLg

Afghanistan Policy Under Trump, New America, September 8, 2017. The New America International Security Program recently held a one hour plus panel discussion on the new strategic policy for Afghanistan. Peter Bergen, John Dempsey, and Ioannis Koskinas provide their perspective.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhXR-6DLeM0

In the Warlord's Shadow: Village Stability Operations in Afghanistan, New America, September 8, 2017. A book author, Dan Green, talks about the VSO program established by U.S. SOF in Afghanistan.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jml53biWOHQ

Going Through Flight School in a Combat Zone, Resolute Support, September 8, 2017. A U.S. Army pilot talks about his experience with the student pilots of the Afghan Air Force.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfsppUsuUeE

Mi-17 - A Platform in Transition, CENTCOM Public Affairs, September 6, 2017. A two-minute video of the current mission of the Mi-17 and plans to transition from the Mi-17 to the UH-60 Black Hawk.
www.dvidshub.net/video/552215/mi-17-platform-transition

Afghan Pilots Launch on a Mission, Resolute Support, September 5, 2017. AAF pilots prepare and arm their helicopters for a mission in the Mazar-e-Sharif region.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbsOUyWwc1U

August 26, 2017. "Interview: Top U.S. Army Commander in Afghanistan Discusses New South Asian Strategy",  Radio Free Europe. General John Nicholson talks on future involvement of the United States in Afghanistan.
www.rferl.org/a/us-general-nicholson-on-afghanistan/28698419.html

July 21, 2017. "The Longest War", The Aspen Institute. A panel discussion featuring Shah Nazar Khan, First Secretary, Embassy of Pakistan; James Cunningham, Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan: Hamdullah Mohib, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States; and Robin Raphel, Former Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia. (1 hr 15 mins).
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXNFjPYRy2M

July 10, 2017. "CSTC-A Cdr on Need for UH-60s for AAF", The Deputy Commander of the Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan explains the need for more rotary-wing assets for the Afghan Air Force and tries to justify the need for the very expensive, complicated, and hard-to-maintain UH-60 Blackhawk as the solution.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwzl0xufym0

July 6, 2017. RSM: For the Future of Afghanistan, posted by SHAPE NATO on YouTube.com. The one-minute long video explains the transition from the International Security Force Assistance (ISAF) mission to the Resolute Support mission.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReuwMhgY1Q0

June 21, 2017. United Nations Security Council Debate on the Situation in Afghanistan, posted by "UNAfghanistan" on YouTube.com. The Afghan ambassador to the UN addresses the UN Security Council.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux6iZPV7evU

June 15, 2017. Task Force Southwest supports ANDSF Maiwand Three operations. A Resolute Support video, 1-min long. Advisors talk on how they are assisting the 215th Corps with operational planning for Maiwand Three.
www.dvidshub.net/video/532085/task-force-southwest-supports-andsf-maiwand-three-operations

June 14, 2017. Engaging with Afghan civil society. A Resolute Support HQ video, 1-min long, with Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) of NATO to Afghanistan expressing his thoughts on how ". . . civil society is a key driver of change in . . ." Afghanistan.

June 13, 2017. Afghan soldiers complete mechanic training. A maintenance chief of the 215th Corps in Helmand province tells us how the U.S. is helping his men perform their mission. (RS HQs video, 1-min).
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=srSnUp2Zf_I

June 8, 2017. ANDSF Roadmap. A Resolute Support HQs 2-min video by the RS HQs Chief of Staff outlines the key components of the ANDSF 4-year Roadmap.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPzk8CVgRGI

April 19, 2017. A Soldier's Eye View of Afghanistan. A BBC World Service documentary. 53 minute long podcast from the perspective of Russian, U.S., British, and Afghan soldier's.
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04yzt36

April 16, 2017. McMaster Speaks Out About Situation in Afghanistan. Tolo News. A 7-min interview by the U.S. National Security Advisor during his visit to Kabul.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNINQBNosqo

March 21, 2017. The Future of Afghanistan: A Conversation with H.E. Dr. Hamdullah Mobib, video hosted by New America and moderated by CEO of Hoplite Group.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5aY-FsTEKo

February 16, 2017. Why Invest in Afghanistan, posted on YouTube by Afghanistan Embassy Washington, D.C. 5-minute long video. Loaded with facts, figures, and optimism.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ5kHDDuCn8

February 9, 2017. "Afghan Special Forces Training B-Roll", DVIDS
www.dvidshub.net/video/510823/afghan-special-forces-training-b-roll

February 3, 2017. Four Seasons of Beautiful Bamyan, a film by Rowana Film Production, 8-min video posted by Afghanistan Embassy Washington on YouTube.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zoywtSb3hI

January 9, 2017. Fighting floods and avalances in beautiful Jawzari, a 5-min video about planting trees to improve the environment in Bamyan province. United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZDdnvyr8hM

January 5, 2017. Passing the Baton 2017: America's Role in the World, posted on YouTube.com by the United States Institute of Peace. Scott Worden, director of Afghanistan and Central Asia programs for USIP, talks in this 2-min long video of the importance of maintaining civilian and military assistance to Afghanistan.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3mQLbSCtHs

January 3, 2017. Afghan Civilian Meteorologists integrated at KAIA, posted on YouTube.com by Resolute Support.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjlWYhnu07U

January 2016. The Unseen Afghanistan. From Khyber Khan. 4-min video of Afghan landscape filmed via drone.
https://vimeo.com/193763488

December 29, 2016. Kandahar Airfield: 2016 Year in Review. A short 2-min video showing how busy the 451st Air Expeditionary Group at Kandahar was during 2016.
www.dvidshub.net/video/503680/kandahar-airfield-2016-year-review

December 26, 2016. Afghanistan Battlefield Circulation, Resolute Support HQs, posted on YouTube.com.

December 6, 2016. Afghanistan in 2016: a Survey of the Afghan People, Asia Foundation. This 6-min long video posted on YouTube.com describes how the annual survey is conducted every year.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyRL4nIIKAQ

November 18, 2016. UN General Assembly resolution on "The Situation in Afghanistan", the Afghan ambassador speaks to the UN Assembly.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=er4fyHsePDc

October 10, 2016. The Afghanistan War: A Timeline, Task & Purpose, October 10, 2016. An 8-minute video of combat footage starting in 2001 and going to 2016.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=msUY9p_ZPVE

October 2, 2016. Political and Human Rights of Women. European Union in Afghanistan. The 4-min long video focuses on women's basic rights as well as their political involvement. The video also hightlights the achievements, persisting challenges, and future plans.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=xESVukAhqpo

September 27, 2016. Economic Opportunity for Women, by Mercy Corps. This short 5-min long video depicts how Mercy Corps provides jobs.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=35BGPm1Flpk

September 21, 2016. Afghanistan's Proudest Achievement: Reviving Afghan Security and Defense Forces, YouTube.com. An Afghan government IO video. If only it were true.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-iBlUMmIkY

July 20, 2016. Afghanistan and Central Asia. Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS). A 90 minute video of presentation and discussion on security situation in Afghanistan and impact on Central Asia.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHnGSC9DFw0

June 18, 2016. What will happen in Afghanistan as Obama leaves office?, Public Broadcasting System (PBS), 6 minutes.
www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/what-will-happen-in-afghanistan-as-obama-leaves-office/

June 17, 2016. Future of Afghanistan. Afghan Ambassador to the U.S. Hamdullah Mohib talked about his perspective on the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, as well as the future of Afghanistan and the war against the Taliban. C-SPAN Washington Journal, 38 minutes.
www.c-span.org/video/?410770-5/washington-journal-afghan-ambassador-hamdullah-mohib

June 2, 2016. His Excellency Hamdullah Mohib: Afghanistan: A Transformation in Progress, World Affairs Council. Karl Eikenberry hosts a discussion with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the United States. (1 hour).
www.youtube.com/watch?v=i87NIeA0wro

May 26, 2016. Afghan Operational Update by BG Cleveland, DCOS COM, RS, Resolute Support HQs. 27-minute video highlights major news and issues of the Afghan conflict in the May 2016 timeframe.
www.dvidshub.net/video/465737/afghan-operational-update-bg-cleveland-dcos-comm-rs-unedited

May 20, 2016. Training, advising and assisting the Afghan National Police, Resolute Support HQs. An Italian Carabinieri advisor from Herat, Afghanistan comments on his advisory role at the Afghan National Police Training Center in Herat province. Posted on YouTube.com, 2 mins.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL0AQH2FV98

May 19, 2016. Sahar Speaks: Empowering Afghan women to share their stories, posted on The Future of News. A 5-min long video about the lack of Afghan women working for foreign news outlets.
http://futureof.news/episodes/amie-ferris-rotman/

May 12, 2016. Countering the Narratives and Ideologies of Terrorism, the Afghan spokesman to the United Nations provides his thoughts at UN Security Council. Posted on YouTube.com, 6 mins long.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HET6o5YZkZg

May 5, 2016. Resolute Support Spokesman Briefs Reporters. BG Charles H. Cleveland, deputy chief of staff for communications for Resolute Support mission, updates Pentagon reporters in Afghanistan via teleconference. He explains the RS mission, provides info on the Kunduz MSF medical clinic attack, and answers reporters questions.
www.dvidshub.net/video/462177/resolute-support-spokesman-briefs-reporters

April 31, 2016. Terror at the TV Station, 23-minute long documentary on bombings in Kabul and terror threats against Afghan news media.
https://vimeo.com/164756619

February 13, 2016. Remarks by H.E. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani at the Munich Security Conference, posted by UN Afghanistan on YouTube.com, 13 minutes. He says the fight in Afghanistan is not a civil war but a global threat; and adds that the Islamic State and al Qaeda still pose threats to Afghanistan as well.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XplzKBVJIE

February 12, 2016. Afghan Security Forces, C-SPAN. Defense Department officials testified at a hearing on capital hill before the House Armed Services Committee on Oversight and Investigations of the status of U.S. efforts to train and assist the Afghan National Security forces. (2 hours long).
www.c-span.org/video/?404635-1/hearing-afghan-security-forces

February 9, 2016. The Afghan People Want Peace, interview of General Yaftali, commander of 203rd ANA Corps. Posted by Resolute Support HQs on YouTube.com, 2 mins long.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VKaHY78pdE

February 8, 2016. Kuchi Nomads: Struggling and Stateless in War-Torn Lands, Radio Free Europe. A 3-min long video on the Afghan nomads.
www.rferl.org/media/video/afghanistan-pakistan-kuchis/27539195.html

February 4, 2016. Situation in Afghanistan, General Campbell, commander of the Resolute Support Mission, testifies before the U.S. Senate Armed Services committee. (2 hours long).
www.armed-services.senate.gov/hearings/16-02-04-situation-in-afghanistan

January 11, 2016. The Resolute Support Mission. This one-minute long video by Resolute Support HQs explains the RS NATO mission.
https://youtu.be/Vbt1R4DfASs

December 9, 2015. A 2-min long video features MG Jeff Buchanan visiting TAAC-West in Herat.
www.dvidshub.net/video/441469/taac-west-herat-afghanistan-afn-europe

December 9, 2015. A 2-min long video about IED training to the Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) in Herat by RS HQs personnel.
www.dvidshub.net/video/441468/taa-counter-ied-herat-afn-europe

November 20, 2015. "Afghanistan's Female Warlord", Radio Free Europe. A 4 minute long video about a female commander of a private militia group.

November 5, 2015. "RS Update #7", IED training in 207th Corps, 7th ID passes the colors at TAAC-South. By Resolute Support HQs, 5 mins long.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUODqglTrhQ&

March 23, 2015. "Ambassador James Dobbins on State-Strengthening in Afghanistan 2001-2014", United States Institute of Peace (USIP).
https://youtu.be/A0AViKj8EGk

March 19, 2015. "Afghan Faces: The Photographer", NATO Channel posted on YouTube.com. A snapshot into the life of a Kabul-based photographer. Ahmad Sohrab Taki likes to gather scenic shots from all provinces in Afghanistan, though this is sometimes not possible because of the security situation. (3 minutes).
https://youtu.be/6bUN-3sLZH0

March 19, 2015. "This is How Afghanistan Can Become Peaceful and Prosperous", European Union (EU) in Afghanistan, (2 mins). Video says that Afghanistan is a natural corridor for trade and transit and that regional cooperation with other countries in the neighorhood is crucial.
https://youtu.be/5oQ3vMLyrc4

January 27, 2015. "American Forum - The U.S. in Iraq and Afghanistan: Why We Lost - and What Did We Learn?", A panel discussion with Daniel Bolger and John Nagl presented by the Miller Center of the University of Virginia. Both are retired U.S. Army officers who have wrote books about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Video is one hour long.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfwHQiKyxVs

February 10, 2015. "88 Days to Kandahar". Posted by New America on YouTube. Robert Grenier, the CIA station chief in Islamabad, Pakistan found himself directing the country's "southern campaign", orchestrate the final defeat of the Taliban, and helping with the rise to power of Hamid Karzai. In his new book Grenier recounts his experience during this critical time. In this video, hosted by Peter Bergen, Grenier discusses his new book.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=resL0ZngkR0

March 1, 2014. Inside the Afghan National Army,  VICE Media, Inc. Vice News embeds with the 205th ANA Corps at Camp Hero, Kandahar during the later part of 2013. This 45 minute long video was published on YouTube.com.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tlja_ZhNXdw

May 27, 2013. "This Is What Winning Looks Like", VICE Media, Inc. A documentary by Ben Anderson, a journalist and filmmaker, who spent time with a U.S. Marine Police Advisory Team (PAT) in Sangin district, Helmand province during 2012. He documents the challenges faced by the PAT as they try to mold the Afghan National Police into a professional police force. A 1 1/2 hour long video published on May 27, 2013 and posted on YouTube.com.
 www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ja5Q75hf6QI

March 31, 2013. "APU: Eagles of Afghanistan". Kuchi Films Afghanistan. Thjis 5 minute long video features the special forces men of the Afghan Partner Units (APU).
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-btyZT9VV94

2011. Afghanistan: War Without End, BBC. One-hour long documentary.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah5lnELw97w

 


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