Michael Semple

Harvard University

Guest

Fellow at Harvard University’s Carr Center on Human Rights and a leading expert on the Taliban, the Pashtun tribes and Afghan politics; author of Reconciliation in Afghanistan; UN envoy to Kabul during the Taliban regime

Michael Semple on KCRW

The search for Osama bin Laden turned into America's longest war and a vastly expensive exercise in trying to build one of the world's poorest nations.

Leaving Afghanistan: For Better or Worse?

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Congress is likely to give the President $33 billion more to support his "surge" in Afghanistan.  But a prime Republican supporter, Richard Lugar of Indiana, says the mission lacks "…

In Afghanistan, More War or Reconciliation?

Congress is likely to give the President $33 billion more to support his "surge" in Afghanistan.  But a prime Republican supporter, Richard Lugar of Indiana, says the mission lacks "…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Congress is likely to give the President $33 billion more to support his " surge " in Afghanistan.

Reconciliation and the Taliban: Is Obama Revising Afghanistan Plan?

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