journalist asks: if Taliban takes over, what then?

Camden Conference ‘Losing Afghanistan’ talk in Rockland

ROCKLAND — The Camden Conference presents Nick Mills, Thursday, October 3, at 6:30 p.m., at the Rockland Public Library. His talk is titled “Losing Afghanistan.”

Since the U.S. ousted the Taliban in 2001, the U.S. has spent billions of dollars and lost 2,500 lives, but after nearly 20 years of bloodshed the Taliban seem poised to take over again. What then?

This event is free and open to all.

Nick B. Mills taught journalism at Boston University for 26 years. In the 1980s, he trained dozens of Afghan journalists in Peshawar, Pakistan and founded the Afghan Media Resource Center, a full-service news agency. In 2004 and 2005, he worked in Kabul with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and collaborated with Karzai on a book, KARZAI – The Failing American Intervention and the Struggle for Afghanistan.

This event is presented in anticipation of the 33rd Annual Camden Conference — The Media Revolution: Changing the World, February 21-23, 2020, live at the Camden Opera House and livestreamed to the Hutchinson Center in Belfast, Strand Theatre in Rockland, and Hannaford Hall in Portland.

The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues. For more information, visit www.camdenconference.org or call 207-236-1034.

Event Date: 

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 6:30pm

Event Location: 

Rockland Public Library

Address: 

80 Union Street
Rockland  Maine
United States