Episode 3: Engaging the Enemy
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.
Christopher Kolenda is the founder of the Strategic Leaders Academy, adjunct senior fellow at the Center for New American Security, author of The Counterinsurgency Challenge, and former senior advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan at the Defense Department.
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