COMING EVENTS


BoiseCFR Annual Membership Renewal

Note: Membership renewal notices for this  coming season will be mailed to you in August. Dues payment can be made to BCFR, P.O. Box 2572, Boise, Idaho 83701.

 BoiseCFR Meetings

NOTICE: Like so many other organizations BoiseCFR, because of Covid-19, has cancelled dinner meetings for the foreseeable future.

We are going to begin having Zoom based online meetings in September. We expect some issues and we know this is hardly a good substitute for a dinner meeting. However, for the safety of our members, this is our best option for the moment. Once this pandemic is behind us, we will be back with our dinner meetings.

Zoom meeting link information will be sent to all members in our normal email meeting announcements. You should receive several email announcements at least one week before the meeting date. If you are a member, and have not received the Zoom meeting information by then, please email us from our Registration page to let us know you did not get the Zoom meeting link. We will email you the meeting link.

If you have guests, you may forward the Zoom link to them. Please do not post the Zoom meeting link, this is to prevent the meeting being hacked by none members.

Meetings are for members and invited guests. If you are not a member and would like to get further details about attending a meeting as a guest or joining, please go to our Membership page and fill out the simple form to receive more details about attending a meeting and joining the BoiseCFR.

 Reservations for BoiseCFR Dinner Meetings

All persons attending a dinner meeting need to RSVP their attendance at least two days before the meeting.  You can get information about making a reservation on our Reservations page.

Meetings are for members and invited guests. If you are not a member and would like to get further details about attending a meeting as a guest or joining, please go to our Membership page and fill out the simple form to receive more details about attending a meeting and joining the BoiseCFR.


BoiseCFR September Meeting

Date:            Thursday September 23, 2021 

Time:           7:00 p.m.

Place:          Zoom Meeting

Cost:            Zoom Meeting with no additional cost for Boise Committee Members.
                       Meeting link will be sent with the email announcements.

Speaker:     Greg Myre

Topic:         Afghanistan: What Went Wrong?

Greg Myre is a national security correspondent for NPR with a focus on the intelligence community, a position that follows his many years as a foreign correspondent covering conflicts around the globe.

Before joining NPR, Myre was a foreign correspondent for 20 years with The New York Times and The Associated Press.

He was first posted to South Africa in 1987, where he witnessed Nelson Mandela's release from prison and reported on the final years of apartheid. He was assigned to Pakistan in 1993 and often traveled to war-torn Afghanistan. He was one of the first reporters to interview members of an obscure new group calling itself the Taliban.

In his years abroad, he traveled to more than 50 countries and reported on a dozen wars. He and his journalist wife Jennifer Griffin co-wrote a 2011 book on their time in Jerusalem, entitled, This Burning Land: Lessons from the Front Lines of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

Myre is a scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington and has appeared as an analyst on CNN, PBS, BBC, C-SPAN, Fox, Al Jazeera and other networks. He's a graduate of Yale University, where he played football and basketball.



FUTURE BoiseCFR DINNER MEETINGS

Note: The plan for our 2021-22 BCFR season to return to regular dinner meetings in September has been delayed because of the Delta variant


Boise Committee membership renewal notices for our 2021-2022 season will be mailed in August.  If you are not a member and are interested in joining the Boise Committee, please go to our Membership page to get more information about joining.

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