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In San Francisco: Afghanistan and Pakistan-Politics, Governance Pitfalls & Public Opinion

April 25, 2007

With George Varughese, Deputy Country Representative in Afghanistan, The Asia Foundation and Hamid Sharif, Country Representative, The Asia Foundation

Hosted by the World Affairs Council of Northern California, Peninsula Chapter

Note: This program is in Los Altos, CA – 37 miles south of San Francisco.

For over 50 years, The Asia Foundation has maintained an on-the-ground presence for programming with Afghanistan and Pakistan. The San Francisco-based nonprofit’s representatives in each of these two countries will provide first-hand insight and analysis of recent political developments. The discussion will include a presentation on findings from a recently-released poll of Afghan public opinion on democracy, security, religion, and their future and the preparations for Pakistan’s upcoming elections.


Los Altos Public Library

13 South San Antonio Rd.

Los Altos, CA

To attend or for more information, please e-mail [email protected].

Related locations: Afghanistan, Pakistan


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