Spotlight | Afghanistan
Fear of past chaos looms large on eve of US withdrawal

The departure of US troops is causing concern on the ground in Afghanistan as the Taliban strengthen their grip, Islamic State pursues its activities, Iran weighs in, and the Massoud era alliances reform, prompting fears of renewed violence. [...]
Published on 21.05.2021 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

Read this article here:

Further reading

United Kingdom
The fall of Afghanistan: intelligence services were blinded by the Chilcot Inquiry

The British intelligence services were abandoned by their then boss, foreign secretary Dominic Raab, after their incorrect assessment of the Afghan situation, yet the defence secretary, Ben Wallace, continues to defend them. The latter regards that problem as being the result of the severe damage caused by the Chilcot Inquiry on the Iraqi intervention, which crippled London's spymasters.

LogoSubscribers only Government Intelligence 09.11.2021

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!