Afghan folks climb atop a aircraft as they wait on the Kabul airport on Aug. 16 after the Taliban overtook the capital metropolis. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Photographs)
Kabul bureau chief Susannah George explains what it’s prefer to be within the metropolis in such a dramatic second of transition. “As soon as the Taliban took over Kabul, the safety forces in your entire metropolis melted away in a single day,” she says.
In the meantime in Washington, Pentagon reporter Dan Lamothe on the navy calculus for withdrawing from Afghanistan, and the efforts to soundly resume evacuations.
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