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Afghanistan: How did it come to this?

Dashiel Lawrence
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Published: 3 September 2021

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Watch highlights of the conversation, hosted by The Jewish Independent, between foreign correspondent Irris Makler, Afghan refugee Barat Ali Batoor and defence journalist Kate Banville (EX-ADF)



About the author

Dashiel Lawrence

Dr Dashiel Lawrence is the Executive Director of TJI. A graduate of the Jewish Studies program at the University of Melbourne, he has been writing about Australia's Jewish diaspora for 15 years. His books include Australia and Israel: A Diasporic, Political and Cultural Relationship (2015) and People of the Boot: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Australian Jews in Sport (2018).

The Jewish Independent acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and strive to honour their rich history of storytelling in our work and mission.

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