justsecurity.org justsecurity.org

As Troops Withdraw from Afghanistan, the UN Needs to Act

Afghans are watching their country unravel. In recent weeks, over a quarter of the country’s districts have fallen or surrendered to the Taliban, who are emboldened by the departure of U.S. troops. A full withdrawal of the U.S. military is now expected to be completed by late August. At the same time, over the last several months, there has been a shocking series of  attacks on schoolgirls, deminers, university students,...