Crisis stalks Afghanistan, one month after fall of Kabul

Sep 15, 2021 | INVESTING

A month after seizing Kabul, the Taliban face daunting problems as they seek to convert their lightning military victory into a durable peacetime government.After four decades of war and the deaths of tens of thousands of people, security has largely improved, but Afghanistan’s economy is in ruins despite hundreds of billions of dollars in development spending over the past 20 years.Drought and famine are driving thousands from the country to the cities, and the World Food Programme fears food…

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