Sarah Chayes served as a special adviser to the US military in Afghanistan and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff after a decade on the ground in Kandahar. She joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the military testimonies on the US' chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan.
The US has protested the decision by the Afghan government to release 65 detainees. In an unusual move, the US military released a dossier of information against all 65 men.
President Hamid Karzai may be intent on holding power, even after he leaves office. As the April presidential election approaches, some Afghanistan watchers suspect that Karzai may be manipulating the 22-strong field of early contenders.
Sarah Chayes, a former special advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is pessimistic about the prospects for US talks with the Taliban.
Military realities, the legitimacy of the Karzai government, the Taliban and the outlook for peace in Afghanistan.
To find out what life is like in Kabul right now, we talk to two civilians: American ex-pat Sarah Chayes, who works with NATO, and Fareedoone, a 25-year old Afghan university student in Kabul. We also speak with Afghanistan expert Michael Semple.
Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Sarah Chayes about new results showing incumbent president Hamid Karzai as winner of last month's presidential election. Chayes is an adviser to ISAF in Afghanistan and head of a non-profit organization for women in Kandahar.
Afghan authorities are keeping the polls open for an extra hour to allow more people to vote during the presidential election. The Takeaway talks to Sarah Chayes, advisor to Stanley McChrystal, and Charlie Sennott, executive editor of GlobalPost.