Paul Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Gould, Nick Mills, and Sima Wali with Alan Berger

A panel discussion on the past, present and future of Afghanistan

May 7, 2009
Boston Public Library, Rabb Auditorium

"Afghanistan," a panel discussion by Paul Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Gould, Nick Mills, and Sima Wali, moderated by Alan Berger.

What would a peaceful, stable, and productive Afghanistan look like?  What can the new American administration do to help Afghans realize this goal?  Joining the Forum to discuss the roots of the current crisis and how to move toward a better future are Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, co-producers of the 1981 PBS documentary Afghanistan Between the Wars, and authors of Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story, Nick Mills, Associate Professor of Journalism at Boston University, award-winning broadcaster, and author of Karzai, and Sima Wali, former Afghan exile and current President of Refugee Women in Development.  Moderated by journalist Alan Berger of the Boston Globe's editorial board. 

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