CSIS closely analyzes developments in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the United States and the international community, with research led by the Burke Chair in Strategy, the Emeritus Chair in Strategy, the International Security Program, and the Project on Prosperity and Development.

Smart Women, Smart Power Podcast

Afghan Women and the Fall of Kabul

On this episode, host Kathleen McInnis sat down at the 2022 Halifax International Security Forum with Kamila Sidiqi, an Afghan entrepreneur and former government official. The pair highlighted Kamila’s innovative work and discussed the resilience of Afghan women in the country today.

Podcast Episode by Kathleen McInnis — January 19, 2023

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