The Voices of War

76. Andrew Quilty – ‘August In Kabul’ And The Return Of The Taliban

VOW 76 | Taliban

  My guest today is Andrew Quilty, an Australian photojournalist, investigative journalist, and author. Andrew is the recipient of eight Walkley Awards, including the Gold Walkley, for his work in Afghanistan, where he has been based since 2013. He joined me to discuss his recently published book, August in Kabul: America’s last days in Afghanistan, which […]

28. Sahar Fetrat – On The Plight Of Women And Girls In Afghanistan

VOW 28 | Women In Afghanistan

  My guest today is Sahar Fetrat, a young Afghan living and studying in London. Born in Afghanistan but forced to flee when she was only one year old, Sahar returned with her family to Kabul when she was 10 and stayed there until graduating from university. She then moved to Budapest to pursue her […]

24. Hizbullah Khan – On The Current Situation And The Future Of Afghanistan

VOW 24 | Future Of Afghanistan

  Today, I once again spoke with Hizbullah Khan, an Afghan security analyst and journalist, who remains in Kabul. We recorded our first discussion on the 17th of August, only a day after the Taliban took control of Kabul where we discussed how we got to where we are now (you can access that episode here). […]

20. Dr. Mike Martin – Update On Unfolding Situation In Afghanistan

VOW 20 | Afghanistan Update

  Today, I spoke with Dr. Mike Martin about the current situation in Afghanistan. As there is a lot of international interest in the unfolding crisis, I am releasing the episode slightly ahead of my regular publishing cycle and only two hours since recording. You can hear Dr. Mike’s full bio in our previous episode […]