Afghan officials to discuss country's future, Oct. 17
Posted October 15, 2003; 02:49 p.m.
Afghan Vice President Hedayat Amin Arsala, Minister of the Interior Ali Ahmad Jalali and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Robert Finn will address the future of Afghanistan at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in 16 Robertson Hall.
The panel discussion, which is open to the public, is part of a conference titled "Building Security and State in Afghanistan -- A Critical Assessment," which will run Friday through Sunday, Oct. 17-19. It was organized by Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, founding director of the Liechtenstein Institute of Self-Determination and a lecturer of public and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .
The panel will be moderated by Danspeckgruber and Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of the Wilson School. Finn, one of the panelists, recently has returned to Princeton as a visiting lecturer in Near Eastern studies after serving as the first U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan in more than two decades.
The conference is the third in a series of meetings that are part of the Liechtenstein Institute project "Promoting Viability and Stability in Afghanistan and the Region," which runs through 2005.
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