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BGS IC CAE Hosts Guest Lecture on Intelligence in Post-9/11 Afghanistan

On November 28, 2016, Mr. Bill Mankinsvisited EKU for a special guest lecture.  Mr. Mankins is a former U.S. Army G-2 and a GS-15 senior civilian counterinsurgency adviserwith extensive experience conducting missions outside-the-wire in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  During the lecture, Mr. Mankins discussed how did the U.S. intelligence community and the National Security Council understand the attacks, define the enemy and craft a strategyin post-9/11 Afghanistan.  Mr. Mankins also discussed how and why did the insurgency emergeand whether the U.S. shift to a counterinsurgency strategy effective?  The event wassponsored by Inner-Asian and Uralic National Resource Center at Indiana University, EKU Department of History, EKU Asian Studies Program, and the Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence (BGS IC CAE).

Published on January 04, 2017

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