With the flames of war raging in Ukraine, a country that was the focus of international attention just a few months ago is increasingly becoming neglected — Afghanistan. The battleground of the “forever war” has now turned into a forgotten crisis.

More than six months after the last U.S. and coalition troops left the country, the Taliban are struggling to cope with the complexities of governing Afghanistan, not only in terms of securing national and international legitimacy, but also managing what was an already weak economy largely dependent on foreign support.

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