Ambassador Ronald Neumann
Next Meeting Tuesday, Sep 16
AFGHANISTAN – WHAT NOW?
Amb (ret) Ronald Neumann, former
Afghanistan has been invincible to invaders going back at least to the start of the British Raj.
In 1886 Rudyard Kipling wrote:
A scrimmage in a Border Station
A canter down some dark defile
Two thousand pounds of education Drops to a ten-rupee Jezail
Ronald Neumann, President of the
Neumann had previously served as ambassador to Bahrain and Algeria, and had also served in Baghdad with the Coalition Provisional Authority and then as Embassy Baghdad’s principal liaison with the Multinational Command, where he was deeply involved in coordinating the political aspect of military actions. Earlier in his career, as DoS Director of Northern Gulf Affairs, he oversaw relief of Kurdish refugees in