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How Will the Taliban Govern Afghanistan?

Monocle 24: The Globalist

02:07 min | 9 months ago

How Will the Taliban Govern Afghanistan?

"Now that the taliban has swept back into power in afghanistan after twenty years of war there shortly planning to reveal a new government. The new administration is keen to be recognized by the west as a legitimate power as the country faces economic meltdown and his badly in need of donor. Funds will join me on the line. Now is lynn o'donnell former ap and af bureau chief in afghanistan lynn. Thanks for coming on the program again. Before two thousand one when the taliban previously controlled the country what was the system of government. They used the hydro georgina. Thanks for having me on. It was pretty much a top down system with mullah omar the woman i'd later and co founder of the organization. Very much in charge. We're seeing now is is pretty much It looks like they going to have the man who has The job the position. That laura my head harbour tiller khanzada also as a symbolic head with finger bad conservatories that he hasn't been seen in public for a couple of years and they have been rumors that he died of covered last year. So there remains to be seen. But i'm below that pew type sort of symbolic position There is likely to be twelve man governing shura council and there were there was talk a couple of weeks diamonds. People that i was discussing this with that they would be. They were aiming for an inclusive style of government. That would bring me in People from an ethnic and religious groups that are not of the Same ilk the as the taliban instance Has ours was based at tadjiks and as she is but what they've been doing. So far indicates says inclusivity is not really likely to be at the heart of what if a government i come up with in the near

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Threats Persist as the U.S. Plans to Continue Evacuations From Kabul

Monocle 24: The Briefing

02:01 min | 9 months ago

Threats Persist as the U.S. Plans to Continue Evacuations From Kabul

"Joe biden says the us airlift from kabul wilkinson you despite yesterday's jihadist attack which killed more than ninety people including thirty in. Us troops more than one hundred thousand people have so far being evacuated from afghanistan. Bassem many more want to leave ahead of next week's withdrawal deadline. Well one of those who managed to make it out of afghanistan in recent weeks is regular monocle twenty four contribution lynn o'donnell limits columnist for foreign policy magazine and former ap and af bureau chief in afghanistan and. I say that she joins me in the studio here in london. Welcome lynn how. Thanks joey i recap how you have made. Its to london now you to leave afghanistan. Almost two weeks ago on the fifteenth. Yes i was on the last commercial flight to leave kabul around about nine. Am i think we will wheels up around around about ten past nine on the fifteenth and I was traveling with my friend and colleague massoud husseini who's a pulitzer prize winning photographer and we had spent three months covering the The roll out of the war and it was while we were in herat probably a week or so earlier We watched herat falling and we were there. We meant to stay for just two days. We were trapped in herat four or five days. The taliban were back and forth and taking the airport taking the airport road and we sat there and we sent to each other. Massoud had a had a dutch visa that expired on the city. I it's time for us to go once rat falls. It's just a matter of time and so we back to kabul and we bought our tickets and a couple of days later Massoud was in the same ticket office and there were a thousand people lining up clamoring for tickets so we felt incredibly lucky when we touched down in east ambuhl Five hours after takeoff. It was in that we found out that the city had fallen the signs. Were there for days ahead and we were shocked but not surprised

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