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Afghanistan after 2014: Regional Impact

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Spotlight on Central Eurasia Series //

This event explored local and regional perspectives on the future of Afghanistan against the backdrop of the planned NATO withdrawal of military forces from the region. The first session focused on local politics and governance in Afghanistan, and the second session investigated the ways in which Afghanistan’s neighbors have been discussing and planning for the upcoming changes.

Cosponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Kennan Institute and Asia Program, and the Central Asia Program, George Washington University.


  • Noah Coburn

    Professor, Bennington College, and author, "Bazaar Politics: Pottery and Power in an Afghan Market Town" (2011)
  • Marlène Laruelle

    Associate Director and Research Professor, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), Elliott School of International Affairs; Director, Central Asia Program, The George Washington University; Co-Director of PONARS (Program on New Approaches to Research and Security in Eurasia)
  • Simbal Khan

    Pakistan Scholar
    Director, Afghanistan and Central Asia, Institute for Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan and CEO Indus Global Initiative