Since the Taliban took over Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, last month, many have wondered what kind of rulers they will be.
The memory of the Taliban of the 1990s — the public executions, the whippings in the streets and the harsh rules preventing women from leaving the house unaccompanied — has filled some with fear.
This time around, what will their rule mean for ordinary Afghans?
Guest: Matthieu Aikins, a writer based in Afghanistan for The New York Times.
For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
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