Gautam Mukhopadhaya: ‘US didn’t invest in institutions of Afghan democracy, in trade, or even in its army’

 What led to the defeat of America in Afghanistan and the return of the Taliban after 20 years, more dominant than ever before? What did India gain or lose from its financial, strategic, and political investments there? Gautam Mukhopadhaya, former Ambassador to Kabul, explains. Edited excerpts and full video from a conversation last month, before the Americans finally left

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/afghanistan-crisis-us-troops-taliban-takeover-7483282/

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