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Afghanistan: Then & Now

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Taliban Takeover
The Taliban take over Afghanistan, and the threat of ISIS and Al Qaeda intensifies.
October 12, 2021
‘Brink of Collapse': How Frozen Assets & Halted Foreign Aid Are Impacting the Afghan People
Even before the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the country was facing grave challenges. And then came the freezing of aid.
October 12, 2021
‘I Cannot Protect Her’: A Granddaughter Gone Missing. A Leading Activist Unable to Help.
As FRONTLINE’s Najibullah Quraishi was interviewing women’s rights activist Mahbouba Seraj in Afghanistan, something unexpected happened.
October 12, 2021
17 Essential Documentaries on the War in Afghanistan — and Its Consequences
These documentaries explore how the war in Afghanistan began and evolved, what it has meant for ordinary Afghan citizens and the ongoing consequences of the U.S. withdrawal.
October 12, 2021

The "Un(re)solved" podcast

"It's a constant heartache no matter what, but when somebody dies of such a violent, horrific way, you can’t make sense of it, no matter how hard you try."
GINA THAYNE, aunt of Dillon Taylor, who was shot in 2014

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