America's Foreign Intervention: Afghanistan

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Name: America's Foreign Intervention: Afghanistan
Date: September 6, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
Join instructor Bruce Tucker, of Rutgers University's popular OLLI program for this fascinating lecture. Tucker will provide a brief review of the background history of Afghanistan prior to American intervention, followed by an examination of ever increasing American political & military involvement in Afghanistan. Billions spent on military & training support to Islamic fundamentalists (Taliban) to help them defeat & oust Soviet presence followed by unsuccessful attempts at establishing a democracy. The net results, the 9/11 attacks an invasion of Afghanistan,18 years of undeclared war and no clear end in sight.
Summit Free Public Library
Date/Time Information:
9/6/2019 10:30am-12:30pm
Contact Information:
908-273-0350, ext. 3
FREE; registration requested.
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