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.
7:00 P.M., Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center; this networking opportunity is for BYU students of all majors to meet with current and former diplomats and government officials, see flyer
"Global Gender Gaps," Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, senior fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, CFR; background reading: World Economic Forum: The Global Gender Gap Report, Women Starting Up the Middle East, 10:00–11:00 A.M., 237B HRCB, see flyer
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