ON AFGHANISTAN | Afghanistan papers detail US dysfunction: ‘We did not know what we were doing’

December 14, 2019

A key theme of the trove of documents published this week was the lack of coherence in Washington’s approach to Afghanistan from the outset

Source: Guardian, by Afghanistan papers detail US dysfunction: ‘We did not know what we were doing’

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A year after the Taliban took power, humanitarian needs are rising even as foreign aid has dried up.

During the former Islamic Republic, foreign aid grants funded 75 percent of public spending. Since the Taliban takeover in August 2021, the United States has provided $775 million in humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, but the UN says at least $4.4 billion is needed to address the emergency needs of more than 24 million Afghans – 60 percent of the population.

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