Video courtesy of the City Club of Cleveland, which is the oldest independent continuous free speech forum in the country, and is renowned for its tradition of debate and discussion. http://www.cityclub.org/
Matthew Hoh is a board member of Livable World, our sister organization, and a former civil servant and foreign affairs officer in Iraq and Afghanistan and Marine Corps company commander in Iraq. On August 26, Matthew Hoh was invited to speak at the City Club of Cleveland on Afghanistan. He spoke passionately about the expansion of the insurgency in Afghanistan and how certain U.S. policy decisions are hurting stabilization efforts in Afghanistan. He questioned the need for and legitimacy of keeping troops in Afghanistan and called for their return.