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The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank located in Sydney, Australia. The Institute provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on foreign policy trends shaping Australia and the world. On Soundcloud we host podcasts from our events with high-level guest speakers as well as our own experts. Essential listening for anyone seeking to better understand foreign policy challenges!
June 21st, 2012
Episode 88 of 408 episodes
Wednesday Lunch at Lowy - Daoud Yaqub presentation On 28 March 2007 at the Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Daoud Yaqub spoke on the topic: 'A long hot summer ahead for Afghanistan'. He discussed the looming spring offensive by the Taliban, including its implications for the reconstruction and security effort in Afghanistan, and what the international community needs to do to help the Karzai government meet this challenge. Yaqub is co-author with Bill Maley of a new Lowy Institute Policy Brief, 'A Long Hot Summer: Crisis and Opportunity in