Expert on Afghanistan War, Insurgency Speaks in Salt Lake

U.S. Army Colonel Bob Cassidy

(KCPW News) The alleged killing of 16 Afghan civilians by an American soldier has raised serious questions about the future of U.S.forces in Afghanistan. U.S. Army Colonel Robert Cassidy, a professor at the U.S. Naval War College, most recently served in Afghanistanas special assistant to the operational commander from 2010 to 2011. Now, he’s in Utah to speak to the Salt Lake Committee on Foreign Relations this evening. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked Colonel Cassidy what his immediate reaction was when he learned about the killings.


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