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Sep 2, 2021
Leaving Afghanistan: Part 2
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National security writer and researcher Molly McKew and Fmr. Senior CIA Official and author Marc Polymeropoulos continue their conversation with host Ron Steslow about America’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the role of the Biden and Trump administrations.


(01:03) Democrats must be willing to own their mistakes


(10:43) Debunking “inevitability” and mistruths from American leadership


(16:38) Life in Afghanistan now and what’s to come 


(29:17) The Taliban’s approach to “governing”


(32:39) Crowd funding an evacuation


(41:20) What individuals can do to help


The Washington Post: How to help Afghan refugees and those trapped during the Taliban takeover

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/08/21/how-to-help-afghan-refugees/


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