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Afghanistan, Al Queda and What Comes Next?

With Afghanistan's economy continuing to fall and the Taliban government in Kabul beginning to look less stable by the day, many are beginning to wonder what lies ahead for Afghanistan. Will we see a return to the harbouring of terrorists, an ousting of the government by forces like ISIS-K or Al-Queda, or will Afghanistan be able to pull together as a cohesive nation-state?

Guests:

Lucas Webber

  • Co-founder and editor of Militant Wire (militantwire.com)

  • He is a researcher focused on great power politics and militant movements

  • You can find him on Twitter: @LucasADWebber

Laith Alkhouri

  • Intel Advisor and Founder of Intelonyx

  • He has appeared as an intelligence analyst for NBC News & MSNBC

  • You can find him on Twitter: @MENAanalyist

Ayush Verma

  • Research Analyst for London Politica

  • His analysis has appeared at Special Eurasia and Militant Wire

  • You can find him on Twitter: @vayush21

Facilitated by Francis Leach

  • Head of Breaking News for The Red Line

This space was originally recorded on 10 August 2022.