Afghanistan: Past, Present and Future

Afghanistan: Past, Present, and Future

Thurs. September 21, 2021

3:30pm-4:30 pm


  • At the end of August, the United States left Afghanistan, concluding a twenty-year mission. Why was the US in Afghanistan for so long? What are the geo-political consequences of the decision to leave? What will happen now to Afghanistan and to Afghan women under the new Taliban regime? And what can the international community do to help? The Global Policy Institute held a roundtable conversation with prominent Afghanistan experts that provided answers to these critical questions.

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