PBS NewsHour

Afghan militias fighting Taliban blame U.S. 'abandonment'

Clip: 07/07/2021 | 11m 2s

As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan nears its completion, the Afghan army is quickly losing ground throughout the country to the Taliban. To bolster its military, the government is arming militias to help in the fight. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson traveled to two provinces near the capital — Parwan and Logar — to meet militia men who have Afghan leaders worried about a new civil war.

Aired: 07/07/21

Rating: NR

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