March 16, 2019
Program Center, Brick Store Museum
4 Dane Street, Kennebunk, ME
KENNEBUNK — Former Ambassador Charles Dunbar retired from senior posts at the State Department and United Nations, will discuss current U.S. policy challenges in Afghanistan at the March meeting of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), Maine Chapter.
The presentation, “Afghanistan: Bad If We Stay; Worse If We Leave,” is open to the public and will begin at 2 p.m. March 16 at the Brick Store Museum Program Center, 4 Dane St, Kennebunk. A question and answer period will follow the speech.
Dunbar spent 32 years with the State Department, including as charge d’affaires in Kabul, as well as ambassador postings in Yemen and Qatar, and assignments in Iran, Afghanistan, Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania. He served two years as UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Special Representative in Western Sahara, and has taught at Simmons College, Boston University and Midcoast Senior College in Brunswick.