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EP12: How Afghanistan fell and why Pakistan may shape their neighbours future

EP12: How Afghanistan fell and why Pakistan may shape their neighbours future

Update: 2021-09-05
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This is a two part special of I've Been Thinking, digging deeper into the situation in Afghanistan.

In this episode Peter is in conversation with Ajmal Ahmady, until very recently the Governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan and Minister of Commerce who saw the eye storm of the Taliban takeover and tries to answer "what comes next for the country?"

Secondly Peter speaks to Senator Sherry Rehman chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee in Pakistan allowing her to give an insight into the conflict on the other side of the border and how Pakistan may shape the future of Afghanistan.

You can follow both Ajmal Ahmady and Senator Sherry Rehman on Twitter - @aahmady / @sherryrehman and Peter can be found on Twitter via @peterfrankopan.

Part two of this special features Professor Sumit Ganguly and Professor Amira Jadoon and looks at the anti-colonial roots of the Taliban and at terrorist organisations operating in Afghanistan at the moment.

Should you wish to if you've been enjoying the podcast please do leave a review as it helps the podcast be more visible to others.

Produced, edited and mixed by @producerneil
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EP12: How Afghanistan fell and why Pakistan may shape their neighbours future

EP12: How Afghanistan fell and why Pakistan may shape their neighbours future