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Past Outreach Events


UCLA, The Lasting Legacy of the Great Game: ‘Pashtunistan’ Through Afghan Lenses

November 17, 2011
A talk presented at UCLA by Amin Tarzi, Marine Corps University, Quantico. Part of the conference: Great Games? Afghan History through Afghan Eyes.
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Asia Society, Can the US Succeed in Afghanistan?

December 8, 2009
Ashraf Ghani, Peter Galbraith, and Amin Tarzi discuss what's ahead for Afghanistan. Jamie Metzl moderates the conversation.
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CESEDEN, Roundtable on the conflict AF-PAK and its regional implications

September 28, 2011
Amin Tarzi participated in a roundtable discussion on the Afghanistan-Pakistan conflict and its regional implications at the Centro Superior de Estudios de la Defensa Nacional (CESEDEN) in Madrid, Spain.
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Conference at Casa Asia on Iran's Changing Political Landscape from a U.S. Perspective

September 26, 2011
On September 26 Dr. Amin Tarzi, Director of Middle East Studies at the Marine Corps University gave a talk at Casa Asia about Iran where he reviewed the country's internal dynamics since the reelection of President Ahmadinejad and the current realignments of power structure within the Islamic Republic and the impact these have on U.S. regional policies and priorities. Tarzi also participated in a breakfast discussion hosted by the Consul General with journalists and academics from Barcelona.
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From Cairo to Casablanca: Perspectives on the Jasmine Protests

May 17, 2011
Asia Society (India Centre) and Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi present "From Cairo to Casablanca: Perspectives on the Jasmine Protests" with Amin Tarzi, Director, Middle East Studies, Marine Corps University; Ambassador KC Singh, Former Indian Ambassador to UAE and Iran, Former Secretary, Economic Relations, Ministry of External Affairs; and Brigadier Rumel Dahiya, Advisor, Net Assessment and Defense Studies, Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis, Former Defence Attaché to Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon; moderated by Bharat Karnad, Professor, Centre for Policy Research, Former Member, National Security Advisory Board, National Security Council
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University of Michigan CREES Panel, Intervention and the Dilemmas of Security in Afghanistan

March 11, 2011
University of Michigan Center for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) Panel, Intervention and the Dilemmas of Security in Afghanistan, Presenters: Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar, South Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; LTC Patrick Kelley (MA South Asian Studies ’03), South Asia Foreign Area Officer and Lead Operations Planner for Pakistan, U.S. Central Command; Amin Tarzi, director, Middle East Studies, Marine Corps University. Moderator: Juan Cole, CSAS director.
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Counterinsurgency Leadership in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Beyond

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The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University Presents: Alienated Nations, Fractured States: Afghanistan and Pakistan

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