The global economic sanctions that were imposed on the interim government of Taliban in August have led the country on the path of an economic collapse and deepened a nationwide humanitarian crisis with shortages of cash, food and electricity.
Several human rights groups have questioned the internal investigation by the Pentagon which called the drone strike inside a residential building in Kabul an “honest mistake”. 10 Afghan civilians including seven children, were killed in the US drone strike in August
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What is the situation in Afghanistan with the Taliban takeover? What is the approach of the regional powers likely to be, and what stake might the US and other western countries likely to have? Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha explains
As the Taliban establishes control over Kabul and foreign diplomats flee the crisis, questions remain over human rights in the country, especially of women and minorities. Meanwhile, the US continues to claim that “the mission is successful”