Afghanistan and the Middle East: Foreign Policy and International Affairs
Two former ambassadors join us to discuss the war in Afghanistan and other current events in the Middle East and around the world.
- Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann (ret.), president, American Academy of Diplomacy. Formerly a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State. He served three times as ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain and finally to Afghanistan from July 2005 to April 2007. Neumann is the author of a memoir, "Three Embassies, Four Wars: A Personal Memoir" and "The Other War: Winning and Losing in Afghanistan," a book on his time in Afghanistan.
- Ambassador Charles Dunbar (ret.), served the United States as a career diplomat and ambassador for more than 31 years and ran the Cleveland Council on World Affairs and a U.N. peace mission for a subsequent eight years. He taught U.S. foreign policy at five American colleges and universities.