The assumption that terrorism can be defeated by military force doomed the war in Afghanistan from the start, says Allan Behm
The desperate scenes at Kabul airport after the city fell to the Taliban represent an inglorious end to Australia’s longest war in Afghanistan. Join Allan Behm, director of the Australia Institute’s International and Security Affairs program, as he explains the failures of strategy, politics and intelligence that led directly to this moment.
The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director at the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Allan Behm, International & Security Affairs program director // @mirandaprorsus
Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey
Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions