53- Taliban Takeover: What Happened?
The past week has been a shock for Afghanistan and the world watching. In a matter of days, the Taliban took over regional capitals one by one, entering Kabul on Sunday, August 15. How could this have happened? Was it foreseeable – and preventable? Research Professor Kristian Berg Harpviken shares some initial thoughts on today’s episode.You can read Kristian's blog post here: https://blogs.prio.org/2021/08/what-happened-to-afghanistans-security-forces/