Featured Antiwar.com columnist Kelley B. Vlahos discusses her acceptance of the Andrew Exum challenge: making a case for a non-COIN strategy in Afghanistan, why talk of withdrawal is verboten in the US media and “serious minded” think tanks, the uncertainty of Taliban dominance in a US-free Afghanistan and why Hamid Karzai’s government is doomed no matter what happens.
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Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer, is a longtime political reporter for FoxNews.com, a contributing editor at The American Conservative magazine and featured Antiwar.com columnist. She is also a Washington correspondent for Homeland Security Today magazine.