Afghanistan: What can we expect from our MPs?

By the time MPs and Lords gather in a recalled parliament tomorrow to discuss the Afghan crisis, it will have been three days since the Taliban swept into power in Kabul. 

Given the speed at which events are happening in Afghanistan, some might wonder if the recall is too little, too late. Even if they had managed to get together sooner, what do the opinions of MPs and peers matter at this point?

Brute force has won the day, and nothing that will be said at Westminster is going to change the general situation in any significant way. Whatever is said, the western powers are not going back in. 


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