Taliban pact

The Taliban and the White House have signed an agreement that would ultimately see US troops withdraw from Afghanistan. After two decades of war, tens of thousands killed, and trillions spent – the US stands to leave a ruined Afghanistan in defeat.

We debate “winning” and “losing” imperial wars.

Episode: 004 Taliban pact
Date: 11 March 2020 | Length: 50:58

Briefing Notes

The Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan (US State Department 29/2)
Press Briefing by US officials on Taliban agreement (State Department 29/2)
ICC authorizes Afghanistan war crimes investigation (Amnesty International)
The Afghanistan Papers (Washington Post 2019)

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