15 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Has US and UK withdrawal led to Taliban rise?

Chief Correspondent

Operation Enduring Freedom the Americans called it.

Bombing the Taliban from power after the 9/11 attacks twenty years ago.

Freedom there assuredly was for many Afghans but security and genuine government control there was not.

The long erosion of freedom then turbocharged to destruction the moment America signalled the date for military exit.