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Afghanistan: The old-new geopolitical blackhole

Media release

Curtin University
Second Annual National Security and Strategy Workshop
Strategic Flashlight Seminar Series
Afghanistan: The old-new geopolitical blackhole

Keynote address by Major General John Hartley AO
Institute Director and CEO, Future Directions International

Friday 29 October
9am – 5pm

Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
 

Major General John Harley AO will be the keynote speaker at the second annual national security and strategy workshop sponsored by Curtin’s School of Social Sciences and Asian Languages on Friday 29 October.

The one-day workshop will address Afghanistan’s evolving geostrategic environment, the international force’s political and military strategies, and timetables for disengagement.

The workshop is WA’s most prominent strategy and defence event and will provide a platform for open discussion in the lead up to a nation-wide debate on Australia’s future commitments to the Afghan campaign.
NOTE TO EDITOR: It is a closed conference; however media interviews can be arranged prior to the event.

Contact:  Monique Billstein; Public Relations Consultant; Curtin University; 08 9266 3353; 0401 103 018; m.billstein@curtin.edu.au

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