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This panel will discuss the many questions that are opened up by the US withdrawal from Afghanistan including the following; What is the world significance of the US defeat in Afghanistan? What are the prospects for peace and development there? What role could China, Russia and Iran have in Afghanistan’s reconstruction? How has Western hypocrisy over human and women’s rights unravelled? What is the social character of the Taliban?

Published on GERG, Sept 9, 2021
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This is the latest panel discussion hosted by the International Manifesto Group, Black Alliance for Peace, and CODEPINK. The Panel will take place Sunday, September 19th at 8:00-10:00AM CDT / 2:00-4:00PM UK Daylight Time over Zoom and YouTube.

About this Event

This panel will discuss the many questions that are opened up by the US withdrawal from Afghanistan including the following; What is the world significance of the US defeat in Afghanistan? What are the prospects for peace and development there? What role could China, Russia and Iran have in Afghanistan’s reconstruction? How has Western hypocrisy over human and women’s rights unravelled? What is the social character of the Taliban?

Speakers (updated)

  • Medea Benjamin (CODEPINK)
  • Ajamu Baraka (Black Alliance for Peace)
  • Assadullah Keshtmand (Former member of the Central Committee of People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan)
  • Mohammad Marandi
  • Ann Wright (Veterans for Peace, CODEPINK)
  • Victor Gao (Center for China and Globalization)
  • MK Bhadrakumar (Indian Punchline)
  • Oleg Barabanov (Valdai Club)
  • Nancy Lindisfarne
  • Moderator: Radhika Desai

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