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Afghanistan: The New Iraq?
Date Monday March 23
Time 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Commonwealth Club 595 Market at 2nd, SF 94105
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorCaroline
Are U.S. efforts in Afghanistan doomed for failure, or is there the potential for success? Experts reveal what may lie ahead.

Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director, Doctors Without Borders United States/Medecins Sans Frontiטres
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution Stanford; Bradley Professor of International Security Studies, West Point
Fariba Nawa, Freelance Journalist

Will the Afghanistan war become a repeat of the crisis in Iraq? Obama has already pledged to send more troops into Afghanistan and is now in the midst of hearing from military commanders and advisors about how best to proceed. You'll be paying for the war; wouldn't you like to know why? Listen to an insightful discussion with experts on Afghan politics, society and culture and the implications of U.S. foreign policies.

Location: Club Office
Time: 6 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program, 7:30 p.m. wine/networking
Pricing: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members, $7 students
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Feb 25th, 2009 2:48 PM