America's Latest Orphan: Afghanistan. What Does the Future Hold for the Country?
Has America become accustomed to leaving orphans behind, following U.S. military interventions in foreign lands? With the approaching withdrawal of Western/American combat forces from Afghanistan, to be completed by the end of 2016, it is time to ask, what does the future hold for the most vulnerable group who would no longer be protected by the American shield?
CIC Director Dr. Barnett Rubin discussed these issues in a lecture co-hosted by the NYU Center for Dialogues and the Foreign Policy Association on October 6, 2014.
For highlights, read the Washington Square News' coverage of the event here: Lecture discusses Afghan stability