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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