16 Aug 2021

Afghanistan: Is today’s Taliban different from the one ousted after 9/11?

Chief Correspondent

The Taliban are reported to have a saying: “You have the watches, we have the time”. They have waited patiently to return to power in Afghanistan, and for the patience and will of their enemies to run out. But have they changed in that time?

We look at whether today’s Taliban is different to the one ousted after the attacks of 911, two decades ago.