“The Longest War: Challenges and Negotiation
Strategies in Afghanistan”
Hassina Sherjan and Michael O’Hanlon
co-authors of “Toughing It Out In Afghanistan”
Date: February 18, 2011
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Where: Hauser Hall, Room 105, Harvard Law School Campus
Bring your lunch. Drinks and dessert will be served.
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About the Speakers
Hassina Sherjan is the president of Aid Afghanistan for Education, a nonprofit group that has educated more than 3,000 Afghan girls. She also heads Boumi, a Kabul-based home decor company using Afghan-based cotton. Born in Afghanistan and raised there and in California, Sherjan began returning to her native land during Taliban rule and has lived there since 2001.
Michael O’Hanlon specializes in national security and defense policy and is senior author of the Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan Index projects. Before joining Brookings, O’Hanlon worked as a national security analyst at the Congressional Budget Office. His current research agenda includes military strategy and technology, Northeast Asia, U.S. Central Command, defense budgets, among other defense/security issues. O’Hanlon recently served on the Secretary of State’s International Security Advisory Board. To read his full biography, click here.
Hassina Sherjan and Michael O’Hanlon are co-authors of the book “Toughing It Out in Afghanistan.”