288 Afghanistan...and Nonproliferation

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The Afghanistan war has changed quickly since the US and Nato troops wirhdrew. Corey Levine, Tariq Rauf, Erika Simpson and Richard Denton expect a Taliban win.

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  • Richard Denton
  • Corey Levine
  • Tariq Rauf
  • Erika Simpson

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I watched this episode only a couple of weeks after it was produced and it was already obsolete — in that they were shocked that the Taliban were advancing so quicklly, but they disagreed as to whether Kabul would fall. There was general agreement that the war would go on for years. In fact, the president of the country fled and the Taliban took over within a day. They own the country now. There may be some resistance here or there but I don’t think anyone would predict that it will be a war sustained over many years.

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