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Jacobson reflects on 9/11 on Profiles in Public Service podcast, ABC

September 10, 2021
Ahead of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with ABC Radio about how the attacks changed the course of the 21st century. Jacobson also discussed how public servants stepped up in the aftermath on the Profiles in Public Service podcast.

Jacobson discusses US troop withdrawal, Afghanistan on CBS, MSNBC, VOA

July 9, 2021
On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced the rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan would conclude by August 31, weeks before the September 11 deadline he set earlier this year. 

Jacobson discusses the removal of US troops from Afghanistan on MSNBC

April 15, 2021

"I just think that he [Biden] has been given, by his team, a false binary choice: either we stay indefinitely with a massive commitment, or we leave," says Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs who served in Afghanistan with both the Army and Navy reserves. "And there's a lot of areas in between, a lot of work we can do that is beyond that binary choice."

 

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