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Emile Simpson rips apart a crab and discusses the future of Afghanistan

The Financial Times interviewed Emile Simpson about Afghanistan over a crab lunch.


The Financial Times took our own Emile Simpson to lunch and an interview. Sample quotation: “As he rips a claw off his crab, Simpson says he doesn’t foresee a dramatic collapse of the Kabul regime.”

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at

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