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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Who will keep Afghanistan safe as foreign troops leave? | Inside Story” – below is their description.
U.S. and NATO soldiers have started leaving Afghanistan over the past week.
President Joe Biden promised all troops will be gone by September 11, 20 years after the 9/11 attacks that triggered the fight against the Taliban.
But as they go, the Taliban isn’t letting up.
And Afghans who’ve helped foreign soldiers over the years are scared of reprisals from the Taliban.
Can Afghanistan handle security challenges alone?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Colin Clarke – The Soufan Center.
Victoria Fontan – American University of Afghanistan in Kabul.
Sultan Barakat – Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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