Afghanistan’s likely fall: Taliban look to take over country after troop withdrawal
Kabul may fall in a lot less than six months. The Taliban already hold at least half the country and they are currently taking new districts literally every day.
Canadian soldiers pictured in Afghanistan in 2018. The last German, Italian, and British troops left Afghanistan last week, and the U.S. is leaving now. The northern provinces that are now falling to the Taliban so fast are the areas they never controlled during their last time in power. They will not just win quickly this time. They will win completely, writes Gwynne Dyer. Photograph courtesy of Department of National Defence