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Taliban Look to Grab Power as U.S. Departs Afghanistan, UN Warns | Source: Bloomberg

Afghan security forces during ongoing fighting with theTaliban on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah.

Taliban militants are gathering across Afghanistan in preparation for a possible takeover of the country by force as U.S. and NATO troops exit over the next few months, the United Nations has warned. The insurgents continue to be “closely aligned” with Al-Qaeda and are massing “forces around key provincial capitals and district centers, allowing them to remain poised to launch attacks,” the report said.

Source: Bloomberg


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