Washington Report Podcast: Possible terror threats after US exit from Afghanistan

People holding an Afghan flag at a vigil for Afghanistan outside the West LA Federal Building in Los Angeles on Aug 17, 2021.
People holding an Afghan flag at a vigil for Afghanistan outside the West LA Federal Building in Los Angeles on Aug 17, 2021.PHOTO: REUTERS

Washington Report Ep 10: Possible terror threats after US exit from Afghanistan

11:05 mins

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States.

Mr Steve Okun, senior adviser at McLarty Associates, stands in for The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh, who is on leave. He chats with Money FM 89.3's Adrian Abraham and Ryan Huang about the following points:

1. The US embassy's evacuation from Afghanistan as Taleban descends on Kabul (2:15)

2. Former president Trump's deal left the insurgence in strong military position (5:17)

3. The global response to America's evacuation (6:30)

4. New terror threat advisory ahead of the anniversary of Sept 11 terror attacks (8:08)

Produced by: The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis and Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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