Is U.S. propaganda money well spent?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department has spent millions of dollars on propaganda in Iraq and Afghanistan with little measurement of its effectiveness, USA Today reports.
U.S. envoy hits back at Kabul

U.S. envoy hits back at Kabul

HERAT, Afghanistan, June 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. public is getting frustrated with the commitment to Afghanistan because of opinions expressed by Kabul, the departing U.S. envoy said.

U.S. ambassador rebuts Afghan criticisms

HERAT, Afghanistan, June 19 (UPI) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai was given a strong rebuke about mounting anti-U.S. sentiment Sunday by U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry in Herat, Afghanistan.

Obama talks with Eikenberry, Petraeus

WASHINGTON, July 5 (UPI) -- President Obama spent part of his holiday Monday on the phone with two key U.S. figures in Afghanistan, Ambassador Karl Eikenberry and Gen. David Petraeus.

Military brass prep for Karzai visit

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- There is a general sense of cautious optimism regarding military operations under way in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said in Washington.

Ambassador's full cables reveal more

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan has offered a grim assessment of President Hamid Karzai as a strategic partner with the United States, documents indicated.
Obama, Erdogan discuss range of issues

Obama, Erdogan discuss range of issues

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Talks between U.S. President Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ranged from peace to Turkish-Armenian relations, the leaders said.

U.S. ambassador warns against Afghan surge

LONDON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan advised President Obama against a troop surge, questioning if Afghan leaders could be effective partners, officials said.

More Afghanistan development money sought

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. funding for non-military spending on Afghanistan should be increased by about 60 percent over what the White House has requested, a U.S. diplomat said.

Obama to nominate Hill as ambassador

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday he would nominate Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry as ambassador to Afghanistan and Christopher Hill as ambassador to Iraq.

NATO leader questions EU policy

BRUSSELS, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A NATO military official says he's skeptical of the European Union's plans to put more emphasis on its common security and defense policy.

NATO officials see progress in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Ambassadors from NATO's North Atlantic Council recently concluded a three-day trip to Afghanistan and say progress is being made.

General: Bin Laden only 'one person'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry told the U.S. House Armed Services Committee that Osama bin Laden is a small part of the problem in Afghanistan.

Pakistan bombs al-Qaida camps

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- As many as 30 al-Qaida militants were killed in a series of airstrikes on their camps by the Pakistani military early Tuesday, an army spokesman said.

Gates talks Taliban with Karzai in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Kabul Tuesday for talks about the Taliban insurgency with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
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Karl Eikenberry
Commander of the Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the status and security of Afghanistan, in Washington on June 28, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Karl Winfrid Eikenberry (born 1951) is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General currently serving as the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.

Eikenberry graduated from Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1969 and then attended West Point, where he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation in 1973.

He received an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Harvard, where he would later return as National Security Fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and an M.A. in political science from Stanford, where he was also a Ph.D candidate. In addition, Eikenberry has studied in Hong Kong at the UK Ministry of Defence Chinese Language School, earning the Foreign Office's Interpreter’s Certificate for Mandarin Chinese, and Nanjing University, earning an advanced degree in Chinese History.

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