Pacific Rim Lecture: Afghanistan Ambassador Karl Eikenberry

Monday, October 22, 2012
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Fromm Hall 120 - Xavier Auditorium
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Events and Lectures
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Elbers, Krysten Cogswell
422-6357
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Center for Pacific Rim

Monday, October 22, 5:45 PM

USF Main Campus, Fromm Hall 

The USF Center for the Pacific Rim presents 

Afghanistan's Agony:  An interview with Gen. Karl EIkenberry

 Is Afghanistan a failed state or was it always just a confederation of tribes? The British and Russian military failed here, will the United States fail, too?

General Eikenberry commanded U.S.-led coalition forces there for President Bush and then became President Obama's ambassador in Kabul. What does he now think of this longest American war? He graduated from West Point, has graduate degrees from Harvard, Stanford, and Nanjing University, speaks Mandarin Chinese, and has published numerous articles on Asia Pacific security matters.

Dr. Patrick L. Hatcher, Kiriyama Distinguished Fellow, will conduct the interview. Free and open to the public. For reservations call (415) 422-6828.

Cosponsored by the USF Master's in International Studies Program, the USF Media Studies Department, and USF's ROTC Program. 

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