CISS Academic Speaker Series Presents What Went Wrong in Afghanistan? A Discussion of America's Longest War

Columbia University
Date & Time Sep 07 2021 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Bowl 1
Stephen Biddle
Audience Restricted to Princeton University

This event will be held in person in Robertson 001 with optional virtual attendance via Zoom. To ensure safety of this event, mandatory pre-registration with a Princeton email address and face covering is required for in-person attendance. No refreshments will be served.

Stephen Biddle is Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, a member of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, and Adjunct Senior Fellow for Defense Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. He has served on the Defense Department’s Defense Policy Board, on General David Petraeus’ Joint Strategic Assessment Team in Baghdad in 2007, as a Senior Advisor to the Central Command Assessment Team in Washington in 2008-9, as a member of General Stanley McChrystal’s Initial Strategic Assessment Team in Kabul in 2009, and on a variety of other government advisory panels and analytical teams. Biddle lectures regularly at the U.S. Army War College and other military schools, and has presented testimony before congressional committees on issues relating to the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Biddle was awarded the U.S. Army Superior Civilian Service Medal in 2003 and again in 2006, and was presented with the U.S. Army Commander’s Award for Public Service in Baghdad in 2007.