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‘The US Withdraws From Afghanistan After 20 years of War: 4 Questions About This Historic Moment’
As assistant dean for Washington programs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Mark R. Jacobson oversees year-round academic programs for the school’s D.C. headquarters at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dean Jacobson is a foreign policy expert and served in Afghanistan as a reserve officer in 2006 and then returned in a civilian role, working as a foreign policy adviser to Gen. Stanley McChrystal and later as the deputy NATO senior civilian representative in Afghanistan.
In a recent interview, Dean Jacobson offers both personal and professional perspectives on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Read the full piece in The Conversation.