New voices from Afghanistan
Pakistan’s internal dynamics and changing role in the world
The Biden presidency and the future of America’s ‘forever wars’
President, The Brookings Institution
On December 10, Vanda Felbab-Brown joins United Nations University and the Overseas Development Institute for a discussion on “COVID-19 and conflict: How armed groups are instrumentalizing the pandemic.”
For all Trump’s foreign policy misadventures, his approach to Pakistan, transactional as it was, seems to have worked reasonably well for both sides... Pakistan helped the US in the Afghan peace process; Trump remained scrupulously positive in his public statements on Afghanistan, which was helpful as Pakistan sought to revamp its image... The top line is that we shouldn’t expect much to change [during a Biden Administration].
On October 29, Vanda Felbab-Brown joined the Institute of War and Peace Studies for a discussion on Afghanistan’s future scenarios.