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Jeff Smith appears on Voice of America Mandarin's Issues and Opinions
Media Appearances - November 24, 2009

Jeff Smith appeared on Voice of America Mandarin's Issues and Opinions one-hour program to discuss Sino-Indian tensions and the state visit to the U.S. of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Stephen Yates appears on Fox News
Media Appearances - November 24, 2009

Stepehen Yates appeared on Fox News to discuss the ongoing war in Afghanistan and the Obama administration's evolving strategy there.

AFPC Research Fellow Fact-Finding Mission to India
Delegations - January 20, 2009

From January 5-18, AFPC Research Fellow Jeff M. Smith conducted a fact-finding mission throughout northern India. The trip consisted of a tour through several Indian cities - New Delhi, Agra, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Vrindivan, and Amritsar - to conduct interviews with politicians, academics, and security officials regarding the state of U.S.-Indian relations, the upcoming parliamentary elections, anti-terrorism efforts in the wake of the Mumbai attacks, Kashmir, and India's relations with neighbors such as Pakistan, China, Russia, and Iran.