The Guardian – ‘FO warned of rapid Taliban takeover’
Summary of Today's Paper
The Guardian – ‘Foreign office warned of rapid Taliban takeover’
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab’s grilling by MPs over Afghanistan features on many of the front pages. The Guardian highlights a Foreign Office risk assessment from less than a month before the fall of Kabul, which warned the Taliban could rapidly return to power. But when the report was put to Mr Raab, the paper says he “appeared to be taken by surprise” and said he had believed the Afghan capital would remain safe until next year.
The Guardian says that hundreds of soldiers could be called upon following panic buying across the country.
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The Guardian says Labour and the Conservatives have clashed on the issue of trans rights
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The Guardian says hundreds of soldiers could be scrambled to deliver fuel to petrol stations running dry across the country due to panic buying.
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