Taliban prisoners watch through the door inside a prison on August 3, 2020, after an attack in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
Taliban prisoners watch through the door inside a prison on August 3, 2020, after an attack in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP

Letters | Why the US shouldn’t leave the people of Afghanistan to their fate

  • While the Taliban shares a common religion with Afghan civilians, religion is not the only important factor here
  • Afghanistan is ethnically diverse, and the Taliban has carried out ethnic cleansing, among other human rights violations

Taliban prisoners watch through the door inside a prison on August 3, 2020, after an attack in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
Taliban prisoners watch through the door inside a prison on August 3, 2020, after an attack in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: AP
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