Can anything stop the Taliban?

Can anything stop the Taliban?

CNN interviewed CIC senior fellow Barnett R. Rubin to discuss the Taliban's offensive and what has changed since the Doha talks.

"The US military trained the Afghan security forces in a matter which assumed that the United States would always be there...now that those people have left, the individuals in the army are well-trained, but apparently it doesn't have the infrastructure to act as an army, in addition to the lack of leadership."

Watch the full interview on CNN here.

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Aug 12, 2021
Barnett Rubin
Afghanistan