Starr Forum: US, Afghanistan, 9/11: Finished or Unfinished Business?

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 2:30pm to 3:45pm

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Chair:

Barry Posen, Ford International Professor of Political Science, MIT. He studies US grand strategy and national security policy. His most recent book is Restraint: A New Foundation for US Grand Strategy.

 

Panelists: 

Juan Cole, Richard P Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan. He is an expert on the modern Middle East, Muslim South Asia, and social and intellectual history. His most recent book is Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires.

Carol Saivetz, Senior Advisor, MIT Security Studies Program. She is an expert on Soviet and now Russian foreign policy issues; and on topics ranging from energy politics in the Caspian and Black Sea regions, questions of stability in Central Asia, to Russian policy toward Iran. 

Vanda Felbab-Brown, Senior Fellow, Center for Security, Strategy, and Technology, Brookings. She is the director of the Initiative on Nonstate Armed Actors and the co-director of the Africa Security Initiative.  She recently co-authored The fate of women’s rights in Afghanistan. She received her PhD from MIT.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), Security Studies Program (SSP)

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