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Assessing Taliban-Led Afghanistan, Two Years On
Two years after the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, three prominent Afghan thought leaders—all of whom served as senior officials in Afghan governments prior to the takeover—offered their views about the country today. They offered a policy assessment of the last two years, considered what the future might hold, and discussed what specific policy steps the international community—and especially the US government—can and should take to help address the country’s many challenges. The panelists were also asked, given how things have turned out today, if there is anything they would have done differently when they were senior policymakers.
The main focus areas of the discussion were governance, women's rights, public health, education, and security.
This event is part of the Wilson Center’s Hindsight Up Front Afghanistan initiative.
Former Afghan Minister of Education
Associate fellow, Asser Institute; Visiting fellow, Hoover Institute, Stanford
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