Afghanistan Events

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Afghanistan: Is There A Regional Endgame?

November 01, 2011 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Dr. Henry Kissinger and a distinguished panel from the media, government, and academia discuss the future of Afghanistan. What role should outside powers play in promoting the peace process and stability in the aftermath of a US military presence?
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Book Launch: Water: Asia's New Battleground

September 12, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Brahma Chellaney, one of India's most prominent strategists, discusses the threat posed by water tensions in Asia.
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Book Launch: Afghanistan and Pakistan: Conflict, Extremism, and Resistance to Modernity

July 27, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Riaz Mohammad Khan, a former Wilson Center Pakistan Scholar and Pakistani foreign secretary, discusses his new book, a study of the Afghanistan conflict from Pakistan's point of view.
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A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan

May 26, 2011 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
The current conflict in Afghanistan looms large in the collective consciousness of Americans. What has the United States achieved, and how will it withdraw without sacrificing those gains? Artemy Kalinovsky's latest book entitled A Long Goodbye: The Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan discusses how the Soviet Union confronted these same questions in the 1980s, and how the USSR's nine-year struggle to extricate itself from Afghanistan and bring its troops home provides a sobering perspective on exit options in the region.
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Civilian Response Corps: Experiences From the Field

May 10, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
On May 10, 2011, The Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity hosted an event titled “Civilian Response Corps: Experiences from the Field.” The event included a panel of four members of the Civilian Response Corps (CRC), both active and standby, who shared their experiences on the ground in reconstruction and recovery in post-conflict regions of Afghanistan, Central African Republic and Sudan.
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Progress in the War in Afghanistan: Seven Centers of Gravity

March 04, 2011 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
With Secretary Gates and General Petraeus emphasizing economic and civic development as well as the use of effective force, Cordesman examined the difficulty of pursuing economic growth in midst of ongoing conflict.

In the Midst of Milestones: Perspectives from Afghan Women Leaders

June 17, 2010 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Huria Samira Hamidi, Afghan Women's Network; Najla Ayubi, Organization of Strategic Studies and Research
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Establishing Political Legitimacy in Afghanistan

April 15, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Thomas J. Barfield, Professor of Anthropology, Boston University; J. Alexander Thier, Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan, United States Institute of Peace (commentator); William Wood, Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (commentator)
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Human Resources for Maternal Health: Midwives, TBAs, and Task-Shifting

January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.
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Changing the Tide: A Canadian Perspective on Afghanistan

November 03, 2009 // 8:00am9:00am
Canada Institute
Lt.-General Andrew Leslie of the Canadian Armed Forces offered his perspective on the progress and challenges facing NATO forces in Afghanistan, as well as his thoughts on the strategy required to successfully stabilize the war torn country.

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