From the editor

Two years after the retreat from Afghanistan by the US and its allies, we explore how the Taliban are governing, how to support those opposing them and the plight of the country’s women.

The World Today Published 28 July 2023 1 minute READ

Roxanne Escobales

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

Twenty years after the United States invaded Afghanistan and brought the West with it, the Taliban took over the country on August 15, 2021. The ensuing chaotic withdrawal by American and international forces has been considered one of the worst foreign policy mistakes of recent times.

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