Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

18 Jahre Krieg, 18 Jahre Lügen

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NachDenkenSeiten, 12 December 2019

In the context of the Washington Post’s ‘Afghanistan papers’ (and internal US statements that they did not have “a clue” about the country), Austro-Afghan journalist Emran Feroz recalls an episode of a podium discussion between a German general and AAN’s Thomas Ruttig when the former talked about “enemy groups” in Afghanistan and, asked by Thomas whether there were al-Qaeda fighters “in the range of 30, 300 or 3000” in the country was unable to answer.