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TMR 2021: Afghanistan Crisis- Mitali Mukherjee, Bahar Jalali, Mariam Wardak, Matthew Hoh

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Episode  ·  10 Plays  ·  51:08  ·  Nov 12, 2021


The Media Rumble session on "Afghanistan Crisis" was moderated by Mitali Mukherjee, writer and financial news journalist. The panel comprised Mariam Wardak, founder, Her Afghanistan; Mathew Hoh, a marine combat veteran and senior fellow with the Center for International Policy; Kabir Taneja, fellow, Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation; and Dr Bahar Jalali, an Afghan-American academic. The discussion covered people's perceptions of Taliban 2.0, collective international responsibility, and the US's hasty withdrawal from the region.On women's rights in Afghanistan, Bahar denounced the depiction of women as victims, highlighting the important space they occupy in society. She also pointed out that women had organised to resist the Taliban.Timecodes:0:00 to 1:21 Introduction1:22 to 7:03 Current situation in Afghanistan7:04 to 13:02 Taliban 2.0 & accountability of other countries13:03 to 16:22 Economic Crisis in Afghanistan16:23 to 19:35 Effects of diplomacy on economic aid19:36 to 23:27 Steps which can be taken to support women to get tangible outcome23:28 to 27:19 Structuring humanitarian aid to help women27:20 to 35:15 Has America learnt its lesson?35:16 to 39:14 ‘Intoxicating effect’ on terror groups39:15 to 44:10 Future of Afghanistan in the next few months44:11 to 47:04 India's hesitancy in the Taliban takeover47:05 to 50:32 Global implications & Fear of USA's re-intervention50:33 to 51:01 Conclusion Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

51m 8s  ·  Nov 12, 2021

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