The world is facing a stark choice with Afghanistan: accept the Taliban as the country’s new leaders, or continue shutting them out.
The group’s been barred from accessing the Afghan Central Bank’s foreign assets worth 10 billion dollars, and aid has dried up.
The UN warns 97% of the population could be living in poverty within a year.
So what will the international community do now?
Presenter: Imran Khan
Obaidullah Baheer – American University of Afghanistan.
Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili – Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh.
Michael Semple – Former EU Special Representative to Afghanistan