Afghanistan Debate, Part II
- Event Start: 14th May 2020, 5:00pm
- Event Type:
Afghanistan : Is Peace A Lost Cause?
Has President Trump’s much-vaunted peace deal finally brought an end to years of turmoil, or is it merely a façade? After so many years of fighting in Afghanistan, and with the West so entrenched in the nation’s politics, is long-term peace a realistic aspiration?
- General Sir Richard Barrons : Retired British Army officer and former Commandeer of UK Strategic Command. He served in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and established a reintegration unit for former Taliban soldiers
- Kathy Gannon : Senior Correspondent in Pakistan and Afghanistan for the Associated Press. In 2014, she was attacked and seriously wounded while reporting in Afghanistan
- Farkhunda Zahra Naderi : Afghan politician who has served as senior advisor to President Ashraf Ghani on UN affairs since 2017. She previously served as a member of the Afghanistan National Council
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