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One Year Later: Jacobson Discusses US Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Lack of Lessons Learned with VOA

August 15, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, was quoted in the Voice of America article, "A Year After US Withdrawal From Afghanistan, Some Frustrated at Lack of Lessons Learned."

Banks Quoted in BBC News Article on Accuracy of US Strike on al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

August 3, 2022

Professor Emeritus William Banks was interviewed for the BBC News article, "Ayman al-Zawahiri: How US strike could kill al-Qaeda leader - but not his family."

Jacobson Discusses the US Drone Strike That Killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri with CBS News

August 2, 2022

Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, analyzed the U.S. drone strike that killed top al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri on CBS News Mornings.

Anger, Despair and Seeds of Hope

December 17, 2021

Maxwell alumni wonder whether the changes they worked for in Afghanistan will endure after the ‘heartbreaking’ U.S. withdrawal.

Jacobson Speaks to CBS News, DW, WAER about the Afghanistan Withdrawal

September 29, 2021
Top Pentagon leaders testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with CBS News, Deutsche Welle and WAER about their testimony and the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal.

Jacobson speaks with HuffPost, VOA, Washington Post about evacuations in Afghanistan

September 3, 2021
Maxwell's Assistant Dean of Washington Programs Mark Jacobson discusses the failures of the evacuations from Afghanistan with HuffPost, Voice of America and the Washington Post.

Williams discusses impact of Afghanistan withdrawal on NATO in Atlantic Council blog

September 3, 2021
"Why the US failure in Afghanistan won’t break NATO," authored by Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Michael John Williams, was published in the Atlantic Council's New Atlanticist blog.

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