Join us for a new program -- a “Re-Watch Party” featuring a previous World Affairs Council discussion.
This is a virtual program, instructions on how to join this meeting will be sent the day before the event.
This is a World Affairs Council members only event. If you are not a member and would like to participate, you can join the Council here.
On September 13, the World Affairs Council virtually hosted Ambassador Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, for a powerful discussion on the situation in Afghanistan after American forces withdrew. On November 2, from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PT, we will be replaying the recording of our event for a “Re-Watch Party” in case you missed it. Join with staff and members of the World Affairs Council to watch the recording. This will not be a webinar format -- everyone will be encouraged to join with their cameras on (if feasible) and share their thoughts and reactions using the chat feature while the recording airs. After the recording concludes, we’ll leave the Zoom room open for networking and conversation about the program. Breakout rooms can also be opened if requested.
About the Program:
20 years after the United States first sent troops to Afghanistan, President Joe Biden fulfilled his campaign pledge to end the “forever war” and accelerated the planned withdrawal of U.S. troops. The subsequent collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban's recapture of power stunned the world and left the United States and its allies scrambling to evacuate their own citizens and Afghans now in danger from Taliban retribution. Did it have to be like this? And what happens now in Afghanistan? On September 13, the World Affairs Council had a discussion with Ambassador Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, on the changing situation in Afghanistan.