September 23, 2021

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“The war against the existence of an international alliance has increased the ranks of the Taliban.”

  • The fall of Kabul is thought to be within a month. It took the Taliban only ten short days to finally take control Most of the country and its capital.
  • Sunday, August 15, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has left the country, The rebels were left free to regain control of a power ousted in 2001.
  • At that point, the situation is even more confusing. Employees of foreign embassies were evacuated and thousands of Afghans tried to flee the capital and the country.
  • Others are anxiously waiting to see what turn the new Taliban regime will take. The latter claim to want to make a change “Quiet” And would like to announce soon A new “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”.

How do you explain why their return was made so quickly, four months after the US withdrawal was announced by Joe Biden on April 14th? Does this mean that the twenty years of US-led Western activity would have been ultimately useless? Has the Taliban movement changed fundamentally since then? Kareem Baxat, a researcher and expert in the field of the Institute of International and Strategic Relations (IRIS), answers your questions from 10:30 am.

Facts. Twenty years after their fall, the Taliban recaptured Kabul without a fight.

Report Afghanistan: Fear and panic of people who want to flee after the fall of Kabul

In films, in films. The victorious Taliban enters Kabul

To analyze. In Afghanistan, the reasons for the decline of the military

Web light. How the Taliban captured Afghanistan

Editorial. After mistakes, painful questions

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