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The Legacy of Little America

Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses reconstruction projects in Afghanistan, past and present.

Date & Time

Wednesday
Dec. 7, 2011
4:00pm – 5:30pm ET

Location

5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

Speaker: Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Rajiv Chandrasekaran will address U.S. efforts to develop and modernize southern Afghanistan from 1945 to 1978. He will describe how that work provides valuable lessons for current reconstruction projects in the country.

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Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Public Policy Scholar;
Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
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Asia Program

The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. 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

Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform U.S. foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more

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