Turmoil in Afghanistan

September 2021
Amal El Ouassif & Nihal El Mquirmi

The decision to withdraw U.S. and NATO troops from Afghanistan and the subsequent takeover by the Taliban have triggered profound concerns among Afghans, who fear for the future under the Taliban’s rule. Internationally, one key concern is that a major refugee crisis may be imminent, which could swell the numbers of Afghans previously displaced within and beyond the country’s borders during prior decades of war. In this podcast, Amal El Ouassif, International Relations Specialist at the Policy Center for the New South explains migration flows and dynamics, and also the consequences of this refugee crisis regional and internationally.


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