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Experts from throughout the Carnegie Endowment's global network assess the stark humanitarian toll, the regional ramifications, and the diplomatic challenges posed by the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan.

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Audio version: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qLjgE7f2JSu5lE32IZYd6ShFsW_0K5XZ/view?fbclid=IwAR2VY8AWJoXURDcLYjFQwcXJic-Jea91-jJNeH-cwRyzPA3yOd3grsbGk7Q

Extra credit:
How Taliban Expanded in Afghanistan During America's Longest War | WSJ

Why Did the Taliban Win?


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The Longreads Club is a bi-weekly program hosted by WorldOregon's Young Professionals group. We discuss a long-form article focused on a global topic each meeting. It's like a book club, but the reading material is shorter. Rather than skim headlines, we dive deep and learn from each other to better understand world events. No membership or registration required - but it's nice to know how many are coming, so RSVPs are encouraged. Read the article and join our discussion!

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September 12, 2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT

Longreads Club: Afghanistan Under the Taliban

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