How to aid Afghanistan? Hold your nose
How do you support the people of Afghanistan without giving succor to the Taliban? That is a question donor countries and aid organizations have been grappling with since the fall of Kabul. To be sure, there are templates from the past, but none seem ideal. All options, however, lead to one thing: a serious moral dilemma over a looming humanitarian crisis.
As the Taliban made their final, rapid advance on Kabul, donors stepped on the brake. Germany and Sweden suspended development aid.