Gain insight into one of today’s most complicated foreign policy issues: What to do in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Now that President Obama has shared his plans, the US is embarking on actions for the near future. International pundits as well as members of Congress and the press have weighed in with their thoughts. At the 2010 Camden Conference, you will have the chance to hear what many of these experts have to say and decide for yourself. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to gain insight to a very current issue.
Tickets for the Conference at the Camden Opera House are selling briskly, so get yours while they are still available.
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Help sign up new, first-time attendees at any venue and receive a free Camden Conference tote bag. And if you bring a new attendee to the Camden Opera House, you will also receive 25% off on an Owl and Turtle book purchase.
Keynote speaker, Ahmed Rashid, author of Taliban and Descent into Chaos – The U.S. and the Disaster in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia will travel from Pakistan to open the Conference and set the stage for what follows. Nicholas Burns, former Undersecretary of State and NATO Ambassador, who captivated the audience at last year’s Camden Conference, will serve as moderator.
Additional speakers include:
* Whitney Azoy, cultural anthropologist and former director of the American Institute of Afghanistan Studies in Kabul; * Brig. Gen. John “Mick” Nicholson, Senior counterinsurgency expert and director of the Pakistan-Afghanistan Coordination Cell at the Pentagon; * Paul Pillar former National Intelligence Officer for Near East and South Asia, now at Georgetown University; * Samina Quraeshi, award-winning Pakistani author, artist, and designer; and * Teresita Schaffer, former ambassador to Sri Lanka and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, now at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Sarasota.
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the office at 207-236-1034. Get yours soon!