Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist & Author
Partner, Covington & Burling
The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Thursday, April 19th, 6:15-7:45pm
Doors open 6:15pm, Program starts PROMPTLY at 6:30pm and ends at 7:45pm
Covington & Burling, The New York Times Building,
620 Eighth Avenue between 41st and 40th Streets.
$30 Member | $45 NonMember
The true story of US involvement in the Pakistan/Afghanistan conflict zones. Join The Common Good for a special discussion with the inestimable Steve Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Dean of Columbia School of Journalism, and staff writer at the New Yorker. Coll will brief us on America’s covert involvement in Pakistan and Afghanistan and its impact on our intervention there.
Steve Coll is the consummate journalist as author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, and from 2007 to 2013 was president of the New America Foundation, a public policy institute in Washington, D.C. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker, and previously worked for twenty years at The Washington Post, where he received a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism in 1990. He is the author of seven other books, including On the Grand Trunk Road, The Bin Ladens, Private Empire, and Directorate S. Much of his work in recent years has been focused on Afghanistan, Pakistan, terrorism, the Middle East