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With thousands of Afghans struggling to flee the country, the capture of Kabul by the Taliban brings alarm about the implications of sharia law, including for girls' education. ...
One day after the capital fell, fighters commandeered streets and searched the homes of government officials and the offices of media outlets and nongovernmental organizations. It was almost impossible to reach the airport. ...
With the Taliban continuing to gain ground in Afghanistan, President Biden has authorized a total of 5,000 troops to assist with the drawdown in Kabul. NBC’s Joshua Johnson spoke to the Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock about the latest on the situation on the ground and what happens next in Afghanistan. ...
In a scene mirroring that of Saigon at the end of the Vietnam war, a US Air Force helicopter was seen taking off from the US Embassy in Kabul earlier today, as Taliban fighters move in to the capital. ...

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