Tuesday, December, 04, 2012

“Talibanistan” Carnegie Council, New York


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Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

170 East 64th Street

The longest war the United States has ever fought is the ongoing war in Afghanistan. But when we speak of “Afghanistan,” we really mean a conflict that straddles the border with Pakistan–and the reality of Islamic militancy on that border is enormously complicated. (Public Affairs Program)

Peter Bergen is director of the National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation, a research fellow at New York University’s Center on Law and Security, and CNN’s national security analyst. In 1997, he produced the first television interview with Osama bin Laden, airing on CNN

Anand Gopal is a journalist covering Afghanistan, Egypt, and the Taliban. His articles have appeared in “The Wall Street Journal,” “The Christian Science Monitor,” “Harper’s,” “Foreign Policy,” and “Asia Times.”