The War Within the War for Afghanistan


Speaker: 
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior Correspondent, Washington Post
Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Event Location: 
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100
Contact for Further Information: 
Sandy Cushman, scushman@uci.edu or 949-824-3344

The International Studies Public Forum and Center for the Study of Democracy present

"The War Within the War for Afghanistan"
with Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Senior Correspondent, Washington Post

Thursday, October 4, 2012
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Washington Post senior correspondent Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author of the recently published Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan, will discuss the current state and future of Afghanistan. His previous book, Imperial Life in the Emerald City, which provided a first-hand account of the troubled American effort to reconstruct Iraq, won the Overseas Press Club book award, the Ron Ridenhour Prize and Britain's Samuel Johnson Prize. It was named one of the 10 Best Books of 2007 by the New York Times. It also was a finalist for the National Book Award and the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism.

For further information, please contact Sandy Cushman, scushman@uci.edu or 949-824-3344.

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