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“The Longest War: A Front-line View of the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan”

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
12:00 AM
Room 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University

Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor, Washington PostWashington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran discusses why it has been so difficult for the U.S. to achieve peace in Afghanistan. President Obama's decision to embrace counterinsurgency strategy and double the number of U.S. troops, and why gains in the region remain fragile.Organized by the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies and Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.