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Jeff M. Smith gives keynote address to Indian Consulate in New York (VIDEO LINK)
Media Appearances - February 6, 2011
Jeff M. Smith interviewed by Fox 5 News (VIDEO LINK)
Media Appearances - December 16, 2010

On December 16, Jeff M. Smith was interviewed on Fox 5 News regarding President Obama's Afghan war Strategy Review, the death of Amb. Richard Holbrooke, and Pakistan's role in the Afghan war effort.

Jeff M. Smith interviewed on The Mark Carbonaro Show (KION 1460 AM)
Media Appearances - November 10, 2010

Jeff M. Smith was interviewed on KION 1460 AM (California) to discuss President Obama's three-day trip to India and his support for a permanent seat for India at the UN Security Council.

Jeff M. Smith addresses World Affairs Council of Houston
Media Appearances - November 3, 2010

On November 3, 2010, Jeff M. Smith gave a lecture to a group of several hundred World Affairs Council members on the topic of U.S.-India relations and India's regional security challenges.

Jeff M. Smith speaks about India to National Security Luncheon on Capitol Hill (Video Link)
Media Appearances - July 16, 2010

Jeff M. Smith spoke to the National Security Lunch on Capitol Hill, a policy group co-hosted by the president of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, and Ed Corrigan, Executive Director of the Senate Steering Committee.  Jeff addressed the U.S.-India relationship under President Obama and India's national security challenges in the 21st century, including Pakistan, China, and a Maoist insurgency. A video of his speech can be viewed through the link below.

Jeff Smith speaks at University of Central Florida
Media Appearances - March 23, 2010

On March 23, AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith spoke at a conference titled "Iraq and Afghanistan in Flux" hosted by the University of Central Florida.

Gen. Richard Myers Leads AFPC Delegation to Delhi
Delegations - January 25, 2010

An AFPC delegation to India between January 16 and January 24 included AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr.; Gen. Richard Myers (ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2001-2005); and Dr. William Schneider, former chairman (2001-2009) and current member of the Department of Defense’s Defense Science Board.

Jeff Smith appears on Dawn News TV
Media Appearances - January 22, 2010

Jeff Smith appeared on Dawn News' Newseye television program to discuss the U.S. surge in Afghanistan and recent developments in Pakistan.

Jeff Smith on FOX News channel
Media Appearances - December 11, 2009

Jeff Smith appeared on Fox News' America's Newsroom program to speak about Predator drone strikes in Pakistan.

Jeff Smith appears on Dawn News TV
Media Appearances - November 24, 2009

Jeff Smith appeared on Dawn News' Newseye program to discuss the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and reports that the U.S. was engaging in direct negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, using Pakistan and Saudi Arabia as intermediaries.