Taliban claim control of Afghanistan Aug. 16, 2021

from World Business Report· ·

Taliban fighters are in the process of taking over the capital Kabul and have seized the presidential palace. We examine the economic impact of the Taliban taking back control with Dr Wali Aslam, an associate professor at the University of Bath, in the UK. David Macdonald, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in Ottawa analyses the health of Canada's economy as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls a snap election. And a keynote speech by Germany's foreign minister could signal a reshaped relationship with China, as we hear from Friedolin Strack from the Federation of German Industries and …



Taliban fighters are in the process of taking over the capital Kabul and have seized the presidential palace. We examine the economic impact of the Taliban taking back control with Dr Wali Aslam, an associate professor at the University of Bath, in the UK. David Macdonald, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in Ottawa analyses the health of Canada's economy as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls a snap election. And a keynote speech by Germany's foreign minister could signal a reshaped relationship with China, as we hear from Friedolin Strack from the Federation of German Industries and Professor Susan Perry, who follows China's relations with the European Union, at the American University in Paris.