May 22, 2019

Episode 3: Engaging the Enemy

By Christopher D. Kolenda

As the U.S. seeks a resolution to America’s longest war, we’re joined by Chris Kolenda, the first American to have both fought against—and then engaged in diplomatic talks with—the Taliban.

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