#244 – Robert Crews: Afghanistan, Taliban, Bin Laden, and War in the Middle East

Robert Crews is a historian at Stanford, specializing in Afghanistan, Russia, Islam, Central Asia, and South Asia. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(06:42) – U.S. invasion of Afghanistan
(21:30) – September 11
(39:05) – Bin Laden
(1:14:35) – Withdrawal of U.S. troops
(2:06:47) – War
(2:18:01) – Leadership
(2:34:11) – Afghan people
(2:43:40) – Rumi