In this podcast, Robert Crews discusses the history of Afghanistan and the Taliban, the role of the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, and the displacement of Afghans following the Soviet withdrawal. He also discusses the offensive name Americans call Afghans and the resentment this creates.
Robert Crews discusses the history and dynamics of the Afghanistan War, the Taliban, and Osama bin Laden with Lex Fridman. He argues that the U.S. must continue to pursue diplomacy and engage with regional powers in order to end the conflict. Crews provides insight into the complex history of the country and the different groups that live there.
Robert Crews discusses the United States' role in Afghanistan, the Taliban, bin Laden, and the Middle East conflict. He argues that leaders must be educated about the dangers of empire and how it harms people. He also says that the recent victory by the Afghan people against American forces is a victory against imperialism.