‘It’s easier to conquer than govern’: Tom Mockaitis, professor of history at DePaul University

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Taliban fighters display their flag on patrol in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. The Taliban celebrated Afghanistan’s Independence Day on Thursday by declaring they beat the United States, but challenges to their rule ranging from running a country severely short on cash and bureaucrats to potentially facing an armed opposition began to emerge. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Tom Mockaitis, professor of history at DePaul University, joins Dean Richards’ Sunday Morning to share the newest information and updates about the chaos going on in Afghanistan. The struggle of those Afghans trying to flee the country under the rule of The Taliban, the final steps of the American withdrawal, and what could happen next.

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