Issues of the Week with William Morris of the Next Century Foundation

Thinking again on Afghanistan

July 20, 2020 William Season 11 Episode 49
Issues of the Week with William Morris of the Next Century Foundation
Thinking again on Afghanistan
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Issues of the Week with William Morris of the Next Century Foundation
Thinking again on Afghanistan
Jul 20, 2020 Season 11 Episode 49
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The Taliban say that "with the exception of the Presidency or high ranking positions in the judiciary, there will be no restrictions on a woman's career prospects" in the new Afghanistan. But when asked to differentiate between themselves and ISIS, the Taliban say that the main difference is that they are Afghan and ISIS are not. Can this really be the way to go? To surrender control of Afghanistan to one of the most feared and dangerous groups on the planet? After years of losses in blood and treasure is there no better outcome for much mauled over Afghanistan?

Show Notes

The Taliban say that "with the exception of the Presidency or high ranking positions in the judiciary, there will be no restrictions on a woman's career prospects" in the new Afghanistan. But when asked to differentiate between themselves and ISIS, the Taliban say that the main difference is that they are Afghan and ISIS are not. Can this really be the way to go? To surrender control of Afghanistan to one of the most feared and dangerous groups on the planet? After years of losses in blood and treasure is there no better outcome for much mauled over Afghanistan?

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