Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, Ghulam M. Isaczai waits to speak during a UN security council meeting on Afghanistan on August 16, 2021 at the United Nations in New York. – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres called on the world to work together on August 16, 2021 to “suppress the global terrorist threat in Afghanistan.” “The international community must unite to make sure that Afghanistan is never again used as a platform or safe haven for terrorist organizations,” Guterres told an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Afghanistan. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)