What went wrong in Afghanistan? - BBC Newsnight

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A Newsnight special programme looking at what went wrong in Afghanistan after 20 years of war, and what happens now? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog In a significant blow to government forces, the Taliban have captured Zaranj, the first provincial capital in Afghanistan to fall in recent years. The militants continue to make rapid advances in the country, as foreign troops withdraw after 20 years of war. The UN envoy for Afghanistan has today warned the country was heading for “catastrophe”. What went wrong and what happens now? Joining Mark Urban is shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy, former head of the Army General Lord Dannatt, former international development secretary Rory Stewart and former adviser to the US defence department Christopher Kolenda. #Newsnight #BBCNews #BBC Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight
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