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Taliban across 20 years: A Quixplained on the Afghanistan crisis

Afghanistan crisis: What has changed in the last 20 years since the US invasion? What happens next? How will the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan impact India? Take a look.

By: Explained Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 22, 2021 12:42:07 pm
The Taliban returned to power in Kabul last weekend. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey)

Two decades after they were driven out, the Taliban returned to power in Kabul last weekend. After the US invastion in 2001, weeks after the 9/11 attacks, the Taliban withdrew and many of its fighters took refuge in neighbouring Pakistan.

So, what has changed in the last 20 years? What happens next? And, how will the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan impact India? Take a look:

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