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Dexter Filkins and Steve Coll on our failure in Afghanistan.

July 2nd, 2012

Episode 271 of 447 episodes

In the July 9th and 16th issue of the magazine, Dexter Filkins reports from Afghanistan as the U.S. prepares to withdraw. He joins Steve Coll and Nicholas Thompson to talk about what went wrong and why the future looks so grim for Afghans. Also, Deborah Treisman and Peter Canby explain why the magazine fact-checks its fiction.

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