What does Taliban power mean for other militant groups in Afghanistan?

September 02, 2021

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Taliban special force fighters arrive inside the Hamid Karzai International Airport after the US military's withdrawal, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. 

Taliban special force fighters arrive inside the Hamid Karzai International Airport after the US military's withdrawal, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 31, 2021. 

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For years, the Taliban was designated by many countries as an extremist or terrorist group. Now that they’re in power in Afghanistan, what does this mean for other militant groups, such as ISIS-K and al-Qaeda? Also, we hear from the EU’s top migration official, Ylva Johansson, about what EU leaders are planning in order to prevent a migration crisis similar to the one experienced by the bloc in 2015. Plus, is gossip ever good? Research studies indicate that hearing gossip about colleagues can make us more self-reflective, while being the subject of gossip can cause people to change their behavior.

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