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Date:
April 18, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
MHL - The Hall
Address:
2 North Main Street
Andover, MA 01810
Contact:
978-623-8430
Cost:
Free
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The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Professor Brian Glyn Williams will discuss his latest book about how the CIA contacted a mysterious Afghan-Mongol warrior to help US Special Forces wage a covert war against the Taliban after 9/11. Williams, a professor of Islamic history at UMass Dartmouth, served as an advisor to the Hollywood film, 12 Strong: The Declassified Story of the Horse Soldiers. In addition to his fieldwork in the Islamic world, he has worked for the CIA tracking suicide bombers, trained Marines deployed to Afghanistan on tribal history and lectured at Special Operations Command, MacDill Airbase and US Air Force Special Operations Command. Copies of his book will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.