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The Fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban

Onkar Ghate, Elan Journo

Presented at: New Ideal Live

Date: Aug 16, 2021

The Taliban have entered the Afghan capital, having rapidly swept to power throughout the country, while the U.S. is frantically airlifting its diplomats to safety. What explains the fall of Afghanistan? In 2001 U.S. forces targeted the Taliban’s Islamic totalitarian regime, which had harbored the 9/11 plotters. What went wrong? Join Onkar Ghate and Elan Journo for a special episode of the podcast.

foreign policy

Parts: 1

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