Afghanistan War

Around 16,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan but for some the journey of resettling in the UK came with its own challenges.
There are several clips showing the Afghan infants being handed across large crowds.
The Taliban's sudden takeover appears to have undone 20 years of western involvement in a matter of weeks.
The Taliban have seized power in two weeks before the US was set to complete its troop withdrawal after a costly two-decade war.
Kabul airport is now one of the only places where Afghans can flee the country.
There are reports Afghans have fallen from aircraft as they takeoff from Kabul airport.
Europe may soon see an influx of refugees seeking asylum from the Taliban.
"Peace and reconciliation" is the phrase routinely trotted out by almost all actors in Afghanistan when asked what the end
The first pre-requisite for any genuine Afghan peace process is reshaping the surrender-narrative. The term 'peace' itself must be reclaimed so that it is no longer viewed with suspicion or equated to surrender and weakness. Those who are hostile to it become comfortable with it.
Ask anyone working in Afghanistan why peace is still elusive and the answers are predictable. Some will blame Pakistan for