Taking Southern Afghanistan Back from the Taliban (PUBLIC)

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Event Date: 
December 17, 2010
Conference Call

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW)
invites you to attend an interactive conference call:

“Taking Southern Afghanistan
Back from the Taliban”


Jeffrey A. Dressler
Afghanistan Scholar, ISW

Carl W. Forsberg
Afghanistan Scholar, ISW

ISW cordially invites you an interactive conference call with Afghanistan scholars Jeffrey Dressler and Carl Forsberg. Dressler and Forsberg will present their findings regarding the outcomes of NATO military campaigns in Helmand and Kandahar provinces throughout 2010. This conference call will also unveil ISW’s new two-part series on Southern Afghanistan: Counterinsurgency in Kandahar – Evaluating the 2010 Hamkari Campaign by Carl Forsberg and Counterinsurgency in Helmand – Progress and Remaining Challenges by Jeffrey Dressler. Both scholars were invited to Afghanistan in July 2010 to conduct research for General David Petraeus following his assumption of command.

Friday, December 17, 2010

11:00-11:30 AM    Presentations from Dressler & Forsberg

11:30-12:00 PM    Q &A

Conference call:        1.800.868.1837
Participant Code:    254143#     


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