Fall of Kabul: the analysis of the director of the scientific committee Sami Aoun

Sami Aoun, retired professor at the School of Applied Politics of the University of Sherbrooke and Director of the Observatory on the Middle East and North Africa of the Raoul-Dandurand Chair, spoke in various media following the fall of Kabul to the Taliban on August 15th, 2021. 

What happened? What will be the geopolitical repercussions of such an event? What is the situation in the region, as well as the position of the different actors in front of this change of power?

Here is an overview of the most recent interventions of the expert: 

Qu’est-ce qu’un taliban?, QUB Radio, August 31, 2021

Le chaos à l’aéroport de Kaboul fait ses premiers morts, Le Devoir, August 23, 2021

Évacuation d’Afghanistan: une stratégie d’évacuation qui fait douter des experts, Le Journal de Montréal, August 22, 2021

Rétrospective des événements en Afghanistan, ICI Estrie, August 16, 2021

Reprise du pouvoir en Afghanistan: qui sont les talibans?, 24 heures, August 16, 2021

Afghanistan: “Risque de guerre civile” à long terme, selon le professeur Sami Aoun, VOA Afrique, August 16, 2021

Les talibans ont-ils changé? , 24|60, August 16, 2021

« Les talibans ont gagné », Le Devoir, August 16, 2021

Tout ça pour ça? , La Presse, August 14, 2021

Article by Marianne Renauld Robitaille 

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