June 2018

Update on Proposed Counter-Insurgency Roundtable

13 June 2018

The roundtable on counter-insurgency proposed by the Program Committee chairs on May 31 will not be proceeding. The relevant correspondence may be viewed below.

Dear Colleagues,

As co-chairs of the 2018 SHAFR Program Committee, we write in response to the two open letters by Amy Offner and Hannah Gurman and by Aaron O’Connell concerning the decision to invite David Petraeus as the keynote speaker.  We make our reply in the form of an open letter in the interests of transparency.*