Taliban forces secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport on Tuesday after the US withdrawal. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban forces secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport on Tuesday after the US withdrawal. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghanistan

Afghanistan: after US withdrawal, citizens fear loss of freedoms, cash crunch under Taliban rule

  • The final US troops have left Kabul airport, but the Taliban now has to revive a war-shattered economy and deal with cash shortages
  • Ordinary Afghans fear a rise in Islamist militancy in the region, the loss of freedoms, especially for women, and having to fend for themselves

Taliban forces secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport on Tuesday after the US withdrawal. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taliban forces secure the Hamid Karzai International Airport on Tuesday after the US withdrawal. Photo: EPA-EFE
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