Book Discussion on Ghosts of Afghanistan
Jonathan Steele, former chief foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has covered Afghanistan since 1981. He talked about the Soviet experience in… read more
Jonathan Steele, former chief foreign correspondent for the Guardian, has covered Afghanistan since 1981. He talked about the Soviet experience in that country and the lessons that the Obama administration should learn from it. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. Bill Goodfellow moderated.
“Afghanistan: Gorbachev’s Lessons for Obama” was an event of the Center for International Policy. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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