After the attack on the Twin Towers occurred on 11th of September 2001, the United States and NATO forces invaded Afghanistan with the aim of defeating Al- Qaeda and ending the rule of the Taliban.
On the 15th of August 2021, after twenty years of conflict, the United States withdrew from the country, and the Taliban took over the power again.
It is estimated that the war caused 240,000 victimes and cost the Americans $ 2,300 billion.
Afghanistan is currenty facing an unparalleled economic and social crisis. According to the World Food Program, out of 40 million inhabitants, 22 million are in a state of food insecurity and over 8 million are in a nutritional emergency situation. Over 3 million Afghans are drug addicts.
Today the US government froze $ 9 billion belonging to the Da Afghanistan Bank, the central bank of Afghanistan.