Tim Kaine concludes trip to India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Qatar

kaine new2U.S. Senators Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Angus King, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, have returned from a nine-day visit across the Middle East and South Asia that included stops in India, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Qatar.

“The opportunity to meet face-to-face with top government officials, economic leaders and civil society members across this critical region – including the brand new Afghan government leadership – was invaluable given my roles on the Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees,” said Kaine.

“Much of our discussions across the region focused on the threat ISIL poses to regional and international security, making our final stop at the Combined Air and Space Operations Center in Qatar, where the coalition coordinates the campaign over Iraq and Syria, especially important. It was also an honor to spend time with Virginia servicemembers in Qatar supporting Operation Inherent Resolve against ISIL and those Virginians enabling the transition from direct combat operations to a train, advise, and assist mission in Afghanistan.”

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: