Live Web Chat: Nicholas Thompson on Cold-War Lessons for Afghanistan (Tuesday, Noon ET)
In this week's New America/Politico Live Chat, Nicholas Thompson will be online to discuss the dueling views on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan -- and how foreign policies forged in the Cold War continue to shape today's debate.
Thompson is a Schwartz Fellow at New America, a Senior Editor at Wired magazine, and the author of The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War.
Update: This real-time, text-based online discussion has concluded. A full transcript is available below.
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Previous New America/Politico chats have their full transcripts archived:
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- Education Policy Program staffers Lisa Guernsey and Christina Satkowski on the future of Head Start
- Health Policy Program Director Len Nichols on the current state of health reform
- Energy Policy Initiative Director Lisa Margonelli on the prospects for real progress with climate policy legislation.