What does the Taliban's return to power mean for Afghanistan? | Inside Story

Afghanistan is now under the full control of the Taliban.
It took the armed group less than ten days to sweep across every province and all the way to the presidential palace in the capital Kabul.
Its leadership says it wants peace and an inclusive government that's compatible with Islamic law-
But many Afghans are skeptical.
So, what will that mean for the future of Afghanistan?
And how are world powers reacting to this development?

Presenter: Kim Vinnell


Shafiq Hamdam - Former Deputy Senior Adviser to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and a former Senior Adviser to NATO in Afghanistan.

Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef - A Founding Member of the Taliban and a former Taliban Ambassador to Pakistan.

Peter Galbraith - Former United Nations' Special Envoy to Afghanistan.

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