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Continue the Conversation: The Legacy of America's Longest War

PAST EVENT
Roundtable
Following the public program “The Legacy of America’s Longest War,” Sponsor-level members and above are invited to “Continue the Conversation” with Council experts on the current and future realities in Afghanistan.
Sep
8
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Speakers
Elizabeth Shackelford
Craig Kafura
Chet Lee
Event Date

About This Event

Immediately following the public program, “The Legacy of America’s Longest War,” Sponsor-level members of the Council and above are invited to “Continue the Conversation” in an exclusive, off-the-record setting with Senior Fellow Elizabeth Shackelford, Public Opinion expert Craig Kafura and other Council experts to dive deeper into the current realities in Afghanistan. 

This discussion will take the conversation one step further with exclusive insight on what’s happening on the ground, as well as the opportunity to see new public opinion data on the situation from Council experts. Exchange thoughts with other members and get your questions answered on the US’s past and present role in Afghan affairs.

About the Speakers
Senior Fellow, US Foreign Policy
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford
Elizabeth Shackelford, former career US diplomat, joined the Council in January 2021. Her work focuses on building awareness and understanding of a "restraint" approach to foreign policy, which seeks to limit the use of military force to the defense of core US national security interests and favors robust diplomatic engagement.
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford
Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Craig Kafura
Craig Kafura is the assistant director for public opinion and foreign policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a Security Fellow with the Truman National Security Project, and a Pacific Forum Young Leader. At the Council, he coordinates work on public opinion and foreign policy and is a regular contributor to the public opinion and foreign policy blog Running Numbers.
Council expert Craig Kafura
US Navy Federal Executive Fellow
Headshot for Council expert Chet Lee
Chet Lee is the 2021-2022 Navy Federal Executive Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Lester Crown Center. As a career Naval Officer, he has deployed to the Middle East, South America, and Asia. He recently served at the United States Embassy in New Delhi, India, directing United States Navy and Indian Navy cooperative efforts.
Headshot for Council expert Chet Lee