About This Event
“What ifs” haunt America’s twenty-year military involvement in Afghanistan. What if Usama bin Laden had been captured sooner? What if the Iraq war had not drawn attention and resources? The return of Afghanistan to Taliban control presents an opportunity to examine the legacy of America's longest war. How might this conflict’s miscalculations, setbacks, and successes influence US foreign policy and military strategy in a new era of geostrategic competition? The Council, in partnership with the Truman Center for National Policy, convenes a panel of experts to consider the war in Afghanistan’s influence on America's power and priorities.
Following the public program, sponsor-level members and above are invited to "Continue the Conversation" with Council experts on the current and future realities in Afghanistan.