Lessons Learned and the Way Forward in Afghanistan
WHEN Wednesday | 11 Oct, 6:00 PM
Omar Samad is CEO of Silkroad Consulting LLC and a former senior advisor to A. Abdullah, the chief executive of Afghanistan. Samad has served as the Afghan ambassador to France, Monaco, Chile, and Canada. He was a senior Central Asia fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C., after working as senior Afghan expert at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington D.C. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, he advocated for freedom and democracy in Afghanistan. Following the September 11th attacks, he worked as a commentator and analyst for CNN during the Bonn Accords on Afghanistan. In 1996, he launched Azadi Afghan Radio and its web site as part of the Afghanistan Information Center, based in Virginia.
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