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.
"Global Car: Globalization and the Automobile," by tracing the Dodge Ram pickup’s component parts from all over the world, a symbol of the world economy appears, and it is in your garage (57:00), see flyer
Enjoy learning to Latin dance, 9:00–10:00 P.M., Southworth Hall, 116 West Center St, Provo, $5
Iceland’s National Day, 17 June, will be celebrated in Washington, D.C. Utah Icelanders will be hosting our own local celebration on 21–23 June. Learn about the Icelandic culture and enjoy good music, food, and fun. Admission is free and there will be a "Barnabaer" (children’s village) with activities for children of all ages at the Spanish Fork City Park, 49 South Main Street, Spanish Fork.
My Neighbor Totoro (Japanese), Wednesday, 26 June, 7:15 P.M.; Friday, 28 June, 5:00 and 9:15 P.M.; Saturday, 29 June 5:15 P.M., see flyer
Trollhunter (Norwegian): Wednesday, 26 June, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 28 June, 7:00 P.M.; Saturday, 29 June, 3:00 and 7:15 P.M., see flyer
Mostly Martha (German/Italian), Wednesday, 3 July, 6:45 P.M.; Friday, 5 July 5:00 and 9:00 P.M.; Saturday, 6 July 4:45 P.M., see flyer
The Way Home (Korean), Wednesday, 3 July, 5:00 P.M.; Friday, 5 July, 7:15 P.M.; Saturday, 6 July, 3:00 and 7:00 P.M., see flyer