The Taliban takeover and sudden collapse of Afghanistan 'didn't have to end this way'.

August 20, 2021
31 min
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The Taliban takeover and sudden collapse of Afghanistan 'didn't have to end this way'.

The Taliban takeover and sudden collapse of Afghanistan 'didn't have to end this way'.

August 20, 2021
31 min
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CATEGORY: Society & Culture
The collapse of Afghanistan and its takeover by the Taliban was sudden. It happened much faster than most people expected. But was it inevitable? Were there warning signs along the way? Is this the same Taliban of 20 years ago, or are there differences? And what is going to happen next? Dr. Dominic Tierney, Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College joins KYW Newsradio in Depth for a fascinating breakdown of what is happening right now in Afghanistan, how we got here, and why it seems like 20 years of blood and money disintegrated in a long weekend.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices