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Education is a Permanent Commitment, Writes AUAF President Ian Bickford

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“At AUAF, we teach students to imagine the future they want, and we prepare them for the challenges they will certainly encounter in their work to create it. After the last troops depart, America’s most important legacy in Afghanistan remains — a permanent commitment to positive change, fueled by a new generation of highly educated, highly motivated young leaders.”

AUAF President Ian Bickford reflects on AUAF’s position in Afghan society, amid U.S. troop withdrawal and uncertainty.  One thing is for certain, President Bickford argues; that the American University of Afghanistan is a permanent commitment.

The article is part of a Just Security series: Reflections on Afghanistan which also features articles from notable AUAF alums.

To read President Bickford’s full article, follow the link here