BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Morning Run  >  Morning Brief  >  Can Afghanistan Push Through US's Withdrawal Unscathed?

Can Afghanistan Push Through US's Withdrawal Unscathed?

Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director, Wilson Centre

14-Jul-21 07:30

Can Afghanistan Push Through US's Withdrawal Unscathed?

After nearly 20 years, the exit of US troops from Afghanistan is underway, scheduled to be completed by the end of August. While this is a move long in the making, questions remain over whether a lack of US forces will once again allow for the Taliban to seize control of the country, and if Afghanistan's economy can survive the removal of military spending. We speak to Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director of the Wilson Centre for some insight.

Image Credit: Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Lyn Mak, Noelle Lim, Roshan Kanesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  PoliticsSocial Issueslaw & legal mattersInvestments

Tags:  USAAfghanistantroopsarmytalibaneconomymilitary





Play / Pause

Listen now : Bar None (REPEAT): Wendy Closes The Chapter; Wendy Ng Yan Yee

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT) Ep543

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

Wendy Closes The Chapter; Wendy Ng Yan Yee

1:00 PM

Ringgit & Sense (REPEAT)

Home Renovations No Small Change; Kenneth Tan, First Time Home Buyer

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Home Renovations : Doing It By The Book; Edric Choo, Council Member, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

408 GT, The Lambo Lookalike Peugeot; Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor, dsf.my

3:00 PM

The Workplace (REPEAT)

39% of Malaysians Might Quit - If They Have to Spend More Time in the Office; Sruthi Nambiar, Director of Sales & Marketing, Randstad Malaysia

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Dream Tryst, Caeleb Tee, Composer, Conductor, and Founder, 12Tone Ensemble

4:15 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Cinderella!, Joanna Bessey, Director | Amsalan Doraisingam, cast member

4:40 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Celestial Serenade; Dylan Lee, Cello Soloist

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

What A Waste (Problem We Have!); Ashley Leong, Environmental Journalist, Macaranga | Wong Siew Lyn, Editor and Co-founder, Macaranga | Geetha P Kumaran, Environmental & Waste Management Consultant

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

Ep106: Steve Albini

9:00 PM

The Selector