With the timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan set in 2014, the focus of policy analysts has turned to Afghanistan’s future after the U.S. pulls out. After spending so much time in Afghanistan, will the U.S. leave behind a legacy of resentment? The Taliban has long been critical of the U.S. presence, but as the Afghan government and its people join the criticism, will pulling out leave behind a country even more dangerous than before?
Margaret Seely’s latest analysis looks at recent events in the area and addresses these and other questions.
Read this and other policy analyses at www.praemon.org.
Wadjda (Arabic), Tuesday, 21 October, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 22 October, 7:45 P.M.; Friday, 24 October, 9:45 P.M.; Saturday, 25 October, 3:45 P.M., flyer
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (Vietnamese), Tuesday, 21 October, 7:30 P.M.; Friday, 24 October, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 25 October, 11:00 A.M. and 5:45 P.M., flyer
The Well-digger's Daughter (French), Wednesday, 22 October, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 24 October, 7:30 P.M., Saturday, 25 October, 1:30 and 8:15 P.M., flyer
"Pakistan–U.S. Relations: A Perspective on Regional Security Issues," His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani, Pakistani ambassador to the U.S., 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"India’s Global Future," Richard Fontaine, president, Center for a New American Security, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"ISIS, Ebola, and Bodies that Fell from the Sky: A View of Global Crises from the UN," Somini Sengupta, UN bureau chief, New York Times, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"New Europe vs. Old Europe: What Can the EU Do in the Ukraine Crisis?" Stefan Biedermann, deputy consul, German Consulate in Los Angeles, 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer