Afghanistan: how the Taliban weakened America | The Economist

The Taliban’s swift return to power in Afghanistan has shocked the world and humiliated America. What effect will this have on the international standing of the US and on global security? Our experts answer your questions.

Further content:

Find more of our coverage on Asia: https://econ.st/3srkBjq

Read more about the Taliban’s terrifying triumph in Afghanistan:https://econ.st/3stoa91
Joe Biden is shirking responsibility for Afghanistan: https://econ.st/3j0P4ls

Listen to our daily podcast, The Intelligence, on the fall of Afghanistan: https://econ.st/3srOakZ

Who is Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s de facto leader? https://econ.st/2UtrS5S

How big cities in Afghanistan responded to Taliban takeover: https://econ.st/3xU67tL

A Taliban-run Afghanistan will be less isolated than the West may hope: https://econ.st/37W8kKt

Why is America refusing to save Afghanistan? https://econ.st/3iUjplz

Did Americans support ending the war in Afghanistan? https://econ.st/37SSqk1

Afghanistan: a reading list: https://econ.st/2W26hSo