The United Nations hosted a high-level donor conference in Switzerland, on Monday, to help Afghanistan.
Since the United States left, foreign aided dried up and poverty have spiraled.
Julia Lyubova has this report from Geneva.
- Pashtana Durrani is the Founder and Executive Director of Learn Afghanistan, an organization that helps women get access to schools.
- Sabir Ibrahimi is a non-resident fellow at the Center for International Cooperation at New York University.
- Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam is a political analyst and was a senior adviser to former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
- Victor Gao is a chair professor at Soochow University.
Donors have pledged $1bn to help Afghanistan, where poverty and hunger have spiralled since the Taliban took power.
— Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) September 13, 2021
“Night raids,” in which U.S. and Afghan forces would burst into a home in the middle of the night and kill or capture those inside, were so deeply unpopular that they sometimes led an entire village to switch its allegiance to the Taliban. https://t.co/kztHjRcPEN
— The Intercept (@theintercept) September 13, 2021