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Homeland: A Special Screening and Conversation About Afghanistan, One Year After the Taliban Takeover and U.S. Withdrawal

Date & Time

Aug. 30, 2022
11:00am – 12:00pm ET


Many Afghans have fled the return of Taliban rule. But Zahrah Nabi, determined to fight for her rights, decided to stay. Homeland, a new Voice of America short documentary, offers a rare glimpse into the life and dreams of a woman who chose to stand her ground, no matter the consequences. This event, hosted in partnership with VOA, will feature a special screening of Homeland followed by a panel discussion about the documentary, and about Afghanistan in the year since the Taliban takeover and U.S. withdrawal.

Please note this is an online event. Those that wish to ask a question to the panelists can send it to or tweet it to @AsiaProgram


Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman

Director, South Asia Institute
A photo of Breshna Omarkhel

Breshna Omarkhel

Senior Editor and Host of TV Ashna, Voice of America’s Afghan Service

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Indo-Pacific Program

The Indo-Pacific Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on US interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

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