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Reflections on Afghanistan, One Year Post-Withdrawal

August 29, 202221:35

A diverse group of specialists, all of whom participated in the Wilson Center's Hindsight Up Front Afghanistan activities over the last year, look back and look forward as Afghanistan marks one year since U.S. forces left the country.

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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