A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War

As the United Nations Security Council holds an emergency session to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan, we speak with Polk Award-winning journalist Matthieu Aikins, who is based in Kabul. The Taliban have been seizing territory for months as U.S. troops withdraw from the country, and the group is now on the verge of taking several provincial capitals. “In the 13 years I’ve been working here, I’ve never seen a situation as grim,” says Aikins.

Seg2 afghanforces fightingtaliban 2

As the United Nations Security Council holds an emergency session to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan, we speak with Polk Award-winning journalist Matthieu Aikins, who is based in Kabul. The Taliban have been seizing territory for months as U.S. troops withdraw from the country, and the group is now on the verge of taking several provincial capitals. “In the 13 years I’ve been working here, I’ve never seen a situation as grim,” says Aikins.


This content originally appeared on Democracy Now! and was authored by Democracy Now!.


Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate Updates

Leave a Reply

APA
Democracy Now! | Radio Free (2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00) » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War. Retrieved from https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/.
MLA
" » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War." Democracy Now! | Radio Free - Friday August 6, 2021, https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/
HARVARD
Democracy Now! | Radio Free Friday August 6, 2021 » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War., viewed 2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00,<https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/>
VANCOUVER
Democracy Now! | Radio Free - » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War. [Internet]. [Accessed 2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00]. Available from: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/
CHICAGO
" » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War." Democracy Now! | Radio Free - Accessed 2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00. https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/
IEEE
" » A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War." Democracy Now! | Radio Free [Online]. Available: https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/. [Accessed: 2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00]
rf:citation
» A Cycle of War Crimes: Today’s Crisis in Afghanistan Grew Out of 20 Years of U.S. War | Democracy Now! | Radio Free | https://www.radiofree.org/2021/08/06/a-cycle-of-war-crimes-todays-crisis-in-afghanistan-grew-out-of-20-years-of-u-s-war/ | 2021-10-25T07:53:57+00:00
To access this feature you must login or create an account.