Afghanistan

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The Taliban have made further territorial gains in Afghanistan over the past day, capturing two strategic border crossings just days after the hasty departure of US combat troops from the country. ...
As American troops complete their withdraw from Afghanistan, Beijing appears to have been waiting in the wings for an opportunity to enter the war-torn country. ...
Founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, Paul Rieckoff explains that “there are elements of this rollout that the Biden administration did not have squared away in time.” He explains the need to relocate interpreters to safety, and the potential future of the country. ...
The Taliban is rapidly recapturing swathes of Afghanistan as US troops withdraw, but last night Joe Biden insisted the mission to rid the country of the extremist group had not failed - 'yet'. ...

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