Aug 14, 2021 • 1HR 8M

Afghanistan and America's Liberal Empire

Why we fight, and why we fail.

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Damir Marusic
Shadi Hamid
Agreement is nice. Disagreement is better.
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With Kabul close to collapse, Shadi and Damir argue about the nature of the multiple screwups in Afghanistan, both long-term and of more recent vintage. What exactly is Biden doing wrong? Should we stay a bit longer, and if so, to what end? And what lessons should Americans learn from all if it?

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