Fri April 6, 2012
Phillip Walker and an Economic Look at Afghanistan
Granite Stater, noted international attorney and independent advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Finance, Phillip Walker, gives his forecast for the political and economic future of Afghanistan. Despite the violence, he says civil institutions are beginning to take hold and the economy is growing rapidly. But, he warns, foreign aid must continue to flow into Afghanistan after NATO withdrawal for this progress to continue.
Phillip Walker: A New Hampshire resident, he’s an international lawyer and consultant with a special focus on the reform and reconstruction of conflict-ridden societies. Currently, he is an advisor to the Afghan Ministry of Finance.
Phillip Walker will be giving a talk on the crisis surrounding the failure of the Kabul Bank and the potential consequences for the United States at New England College on April 18th at 7pm. Click here for more information on the presentation.