“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan”
March 9, 2010
A talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro.
Gilles Dorronsoro is a visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment?s South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necessary for withdrawal scenarios.
Previously, Dorronsoro was a professor of political science at the Sorbonne, Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes. He also served as the scientific coordinator at the French Institute of Anatolian Studies in Istanbul, Turkey. He is the co-founder and editor of South Asian Multidisciplinary Academic Journal and the European Journal of Turkish Studies. He is the author of Revolution Unending: Afghanistan, 1979 to the Present, and La révolution afghane, des communistes aux Taleban, and editor of La Turquie conteste. Régime sécuritaire et mobilisations sociales.
From the World Beyond the Headlines lecture series. Cosponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the South Asian Language & Area Center, and the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies.