If women are the Taliban’s kryptonite, let’s send our best and brightest

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The Biden administration is reportedly internally divided over how to address the worsening political, security and humanitarian crises in Afghanistan. The debate essentially boils down to whether the U.S. should continue to let the Taliban dictate the terms of engagement while it eviscerates women’s rights and drags the entire country backward or whether the U.S. should instead set, and enforce, meaningful red lines with real consequences to modify the Taliban’s behavior. It is a debate that has far-reaching consequences, not only for the Afghan people but also for U.S. foreign policy. In recent weeks, the Taliban have become more brazen...