Welcome to Ask a Libertarian 2012 with Reason's Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch. They are the authors of the book, The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What's Wrong With America, coming out in paperback with a new foreword covering Occupy Wall Street and more, on June 26.
In this video, they answer the question:
"Why would any sensible libertarian support abandoning Afghanistan to the Taliban?"—sent via email by Morgan Stanton
Produced by Meredith Bragg, Jim Epstein, Josh Swain, and Tracy Oppenheimer with help from Katie Hooks.
To watch answers from 2011's Ask a Libertarian series, go here.