The U.S. Exit Strategy in Afghanistan
Event Date: February 27, 2012 - 1:00 pm
Location: Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave. E, Room 12110 (12th floor)
STEVE COLL, New America Foundation.
Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Steve Coll is president of New America Foundation and a contributor at The New Yorker magazine. Previously he spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent and senior editor at The Washington Post, serving as the paper’s managing editor from 1998 to 2004. He is the author of six books, including The Deal of the Century: The Break Up of AT&T (1986); The Taking of Getty Oil (1987); Eagle on the Street, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the SEC’s battle with Wall Street (with David A. Vise, 1991); On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia (1994), Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (2004); and The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century (2008).
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Tags: Afghanistan, Central Asia, international security, Steve Coll, U.S. foreign policy, United States