Dr Lucy Morgan Edwards: How ‘Women’s Rights’ were instrumentalised to promote the post 9/11 War in Afghanistan
Inaugural Webinar Event:- Sunday 10 October, 1pm-5.30pm (British Summer Time)
Presented by the Working Group on Propaganda and the 9/11 Global ‘War on Terror’
21st Century Wire's Patrick Henningsen introduces Dr. Lucy Morgan Edwards.
Dr Lucy Morgan Edwards worked with women on Community and Public health projects in Kandahar & Herat during the Taliban regime. Following 9/11 she remained in Afghanistan undertaking a variety of roles including as an election monitor, freelance journalist and Political Advisor to the EU Ambassador and to the EU Chief Election Observer of the 2005 Parliamentary elections. Her book, ‘The Afghan Solution; the inside story of Abdul Haq, the CIA and how western hubris lost Afghanistan’ was published in 2011. Her Doctoral thesis research interest was ‘Western support to warlords in Afghanistan from 2001-2014 and its effect on Political Legitimacy’.