Sep 4, 2021 • 56M

Can We Even Do This If We Try?

The lessons of Afghanistan—if there are any.

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Damir Marusic
Shadi Hamid
Agreement is nice. Disagreement is better.
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With the drawdown complete, Shadi and Damir sit down to talk about what could have worked better in Afghanistan—and what the democracy promotion community can learn from America's two decade commitment.

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