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Afghanistan's Most Surprising Development Over the Last Year

August 29, 20226:09

A diverse group of specialists identify the most striking development in Afghanistan since the U.S. withdrawal.

Featured Experts:

Marwa Dashty is a human rights activist. 

Sir John McLeod Scarlett is co-chair of the Wilson Center’s Global Advisory Council, Chairman of SC Strategy Limited, and Former Chief of the British Intelligence Service (MI6).

General (Ret.) David Petraeus is co-chair of the Wilson Center’s Global Advisory Council and former commander of U.S. and NATO Forces in Afghanistan.

Nilofar Sakhi is a lecturer at George Washington University and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. 

Masuda Sultan is a women’s rights activist and co-founder of All in Peace. 

Zala Zazai is a former Police Officer, Ministry of Interior, Afghanistan.


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