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RIAC and Schiller Institute Seminar on Afghanistan: Toward a Long-Term Solution

Feb. 7, 2022 (EIRNS)—The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Schiller Institute (SI) will be convening a seminar on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Moscow Standard Time/2 p.m. CET/8 a.m. EST on the topic, “The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan: Toward a Long-Term Solution.” Among the subjects to be addressed by a panel of six speakers will be:

• What are the causes of the Afghan humanitarian crisis?

• What are the geopolitical implications of a failed state in Afghanistan?

• What is needed to reverse the immediate threat of mass starvation and refugee problems?

• A long-term solution to the humanitarian crisis: the role of the global powers.

Opening and closing statements will be presented by Dr. Andrey Kortunov, Director General of RIAC, and Helga Zepp-LaRouche, chairwoman of the SI.

Other speakers will be:

Ivan Safranchuk, Director at the Center for Eurasian Studies of MGIMO University

Temur Umarov, Fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center

Jim Jatras, U.S. diplomat, former advisor to U.S. Senate Republican leadership

Graham Fuller, 25-year career as a CIA operations officer, author

The seminar is scheduled for two hours, and will be available to watch at the website of the Schiller Institute.

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