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Afghanistan is INCREDIBLY rich in Minerals
Russia invaded Afghanistan for complex reasons relating to China / Pakistan and the USA - Suffice to say their machinations became unhinged
The US Invasion was to dismantle AQ and remove the Taliban , they got half of what they wanted and lost in the end to the Taliban
Complex ideas by Russia and the US mostly achieved nothing
There you go.
Kabul police say an explosion killed 12 people in Friday prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday during a ceasefire, prompting the Taliban to denounce the attack, which no-one has claimed responsibility for.Read more from www.abc.net.au
Thank you, both.
As foreign forces slowly leave Afghanistan ahead of the official September 11 withdrawal date, Taliban insurgents are gaining ground across the country.Read more from www.abc.net.au
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 20 years after invading Afghanistan to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida, the U.S. military has vacated its biggest airfield in the country, advancing a final withdrawal that the Pentagon on Friday said will be completed by the end of August.Read more from AP NEWS
Watch for the flood of migrants heading west!
The Taliban will just wake up from hibernation and pick up where they left off.
So yeah. Understandable amount of fleeing for their lives.
Especially considering the poor translators are not being protected.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden says the U.S. military operation in Afghanistan will end on Aug. 31, delivering an impassioned argument for exiting the nearly 20-year war without sacrificing more American lives even as he bluntly acknowledged there will be no "mission accomplished" moment to celebrate.Read more from AP NEWS
WASHINGTON (AP) - The first flight evacuating Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan brought more than 200 people, including scores of children and babies in arms, to new lives in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Biden said he was proud to welcome them home.Read more from AP NEWS