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The Taliban’s Lure in Afghanistan

A video featuring Senior Policy Analyst Caroline Wadhams examines why many Afghans are turning to the Taliban as an alternative to a corrupt government.

Afghan’s corruption-laden government is not delivering on promises of security or justice, and disillusioned Afghans are reluctantly turning to the Taliban as a tolerable alternative. Promoting effective governance in the country could help reduce recruitment.

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