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Gets the Taliban kept its promises in Afghanistan?

Video Duration 25 minutes 00 seconds

The Talibans swift go back to power in Afghanistan this past year caught many by surprise.

Fighters captured a string of cities and the administrative centre Kabul as US-led foreign forces left the united states after 20 years.

Taliban leaders promised to become more moderate compared to the last time these were in power between 1996 and 2001.

But 12 months on, the international community won’t recognise the Taliban government.

Crucial foreign aid is drying up, almost all Afghans have faced food shortages and despite promising to respect womens rights most girls remain banned from school.

Just what exactly is required to turn things around?

Presenter: Nastasya Tay


Muska Gailani acting director, Afghanistan Women Council

Graeme Smith senior consultant on Afghanistan, International Crisis Group

Published On 14 Aug 2022

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