A US soldier points his gun at an Afghan passenger at the airport in Kabul on August 16, as people mob the airport to flee hardline rule after the Taliban’s swift takeover of the capital. Photo: AFP
A US soldier points his gun at an Afghan passenger at the airport in Kabul on August 16, as people mob the airport to flee hardline rule after the Taliban’s swift takeover of the capital. Photo: AFP

Letters | The US should have colonised Afghanistan or left it alone

  • Our readers react to the Taliban taking power in Afghanistan and discuss its fallout

A US soldier points his gun at an Afghan passenger at the airport in Kabul on August 16, as people mob the airport to flee hardline rule after the Taliban’s swift takeover of the capital. Photo: AFP
A US soldier points his gun at an Afghan passenger at the airport in Kabul on August 16, as people mob the airport to flee hardline rule after the Taliban’s swift takeover of the capital. Photo: AFP
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