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How the Taliban took back Afghanistan

After 20 years of NATO occupation, the Taliban were able to retake Afghanistan in a matter of days. What happened, and what should Western states learn?

26 August 2021, 12.00am

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Paul Rogers Emeritus professor of peace studies at Bradford University
Dr Harmonie Toros Reader in International Conflict Analysis at the University of Kent
Clive Lewis Labour MP for Norwich South who served as a soldier in Afghanistan
Hammasa Kohistani British Afghan model and mental health advocate who is a former Miss England. Hammasa and her family moved to the UK in 1997 as refugees. In light of what’s happening in Afghanistan she is using her platform to raise awareness and campaign for the people of Afghanistan
Chair, Nandini Archer 50.50's global commissioning editor, openDemocracy

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