Making sense of the bewildering events of the past few days has been difficult. How could Afghanistan have fallen so quickly to the Taliban? Why does the West look so powerless. Comparisons have been made with Vietnam but this isn’t quite the same. The US haven’t been forced out defeated in the battlefield but appear… Continue reading Where Afghanistan was lost
Afghanistan – time is running out but a response is possible
I want to share some further thoughts on response to the Afghan crisis including what I think governments should be doing in response. I appreciate that I’m moving further into the territory of personal opinion on matters that Christians should not have their consciences bound. Some of you may wish to stay clear of the… Continue reading Afghanistan – time is running out but a response is possible
A quick Taliban victory will not be good news for peace
The recent re-capture of much of Afghanistan by the Taliban has come as shocking and disturbing news to us all. However, equally disturbing have been some of the reactions to it. Take for example this tweet from Roshan M Salih, editor of British Muslim news site 5 Pillars.