On this episode
Two years have passed since Kabul fell to the Taliban, in a shocking end to over twenty years of western intervention. The Taliban are now the de-facto government but remain unrecognized. Having lost the war against the Taliban, should the West now begin talks with the group amid a crippling humanitarian crisis?
Joining Bronwen Maddox are Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan’s former ambassador to the United States under Ashraf Ghani, Shaharzad Akbar, a distinguished human rights activist and Tobias Ellwood MP.
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Independent Thinking is a weekly international affairs podcast hosted by our director Bronwen Maddox, in conversation with leading policymakers, journalists, and Chatham House experts providing insight on the latest international issues.