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.
Innocent Voices (Spanish), Tuesday, 24 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 27 March, 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 28 March, 1:30 P.M., flyer
The Wonders (Hebrew), Tuesday, 24 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 25 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 27 March, 7:30 P.M.; Saturday, 28 March, 4:00 P.M., flyer
"The Current Japan–U.S. Partnership," His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae, Japanese ambassador to the U.S., NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"Public Health Response during International Emergencies," Carrie Reed, epidemiologist, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
"Ten Great European Films of the 2010s," Matt Ancell, associate professor of humanities and comparative literature; Dennis Cutchins, associate professor of English; moderator: Christopher Oscarson, associate professor of interdisciplinary humanities and director of Scandinavian Studies, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Global Change and Development in Africa," James McCann, Boston University, 4:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
The Concert (Russian, French), Wednesday, 1 April, 5:30 P.M.; Friday, 3 April, 7:30 P.M., flyer