KEY TO SUCCESS IN AFGHANISTAN. 6/9, 5:30-7:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Speakers: S.Frederick Starr, CACI chairman; Andrew C. Kuchins, Director, Senior Fellow, CSIS’s Russia and Eurasia Program, SAIS graduate; Martin Hanratty, USAID’s Senior Development Adviser, U.S. Central Command; Lewis K. Elbinger, U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Deputy Political Adviser, U.S. Central Command; Michael J. Delaney, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, South Asia, U.S. Trade Representative Office.
AFGHANISTAN: WILL THE PUSH INTO KANDAHAR TURN THE TIDE OF THE WAR? 6/10, 10:30am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsors: Heritage Foundation. Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Kagan, President, Institute for Study of War; J. Alexander Their, Director, Afghanistan and Pakistan, United States Institute of Peace; Lisa Curtis, Senior Research Fellow on South Asia, Heritage Foundation; Sally McNamara, Senior Policy Analyst, European Affairs, Heritage Foundation.