Event: Koran Burning and Civilian Casualties: Has the Endgame Changed in Afghanistan?

Join us next Tuesday in WLH (100 Wall St) for a fascinating discussion on current situation in Afghanistan and lessons to be learned!


Event Thursday: Veterans Panel







This Thursday, November 3, The Yale Afghanistan Forum will be hosting an open discussion with four local veterans who served in Afghanistan. This is a great chance to learn about life on the front lines, their experiences with Afghans and work in reconstruction.
Come to the Saybrook-Branford Room (through Entryway A on the York Street side of Saybrook College) 7PM and meet:

Cpl. Frank Hanrahan: 3rd Ranger Bn 2008-2011 two tours Afghanistan Kandahar province, also Iraq.

Sfc. Christopher Blauvelt: CT National Guard 2010 Lahgman province.

Sfc. Michael Perdue: CT National Guard 2010 Nangahar,Nuristan province, also Iraq.

Sgt. William Johnston: CT National Guard 2006-2007 Oruzgan,Lahgman,Nuristan province, also First Gulf War.

“From Yale to Afghanistan”

The Yale Daily News has an article about recent Yale grads serving in the US military in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Week: 10 Years of War

Come to our kick-off event for Afghanistan Week at Yale:

Check of the rest of the week’s events on the Upcoming Events page!

Welcome to a new year

YAF is ready for the fall. Check back for our calendar of exciting events, and come visit us at the Student Activities Bazaar, Sunday Sept 4, 1-3 PM at Bienecke Plaza.

“The Ministry” comes to Afghan TV…

… and YAF is highly amused.

Town Hall on Women’s Rights

America Abroad and Radio Killid recently hosted a town hall meeting on women’s rights in Afghanistan with audiences from Washington and Kabul. The link to the radio program is here.