PBS NewsHour

Taliban now control most of Afghanistan. How did it happen?

Clip: 08/11/2021 | 8m 34s | Video has closed captioning.

The Taliban on Wednesday seized three more Afghan provincial capitals and a local military headquarters in northern Afghanistan. The insurgents now hold some two-thirds of the nation as the U.S. and NATO finalize their withdrawal after decades of war. Bill Riggio, a senior fellow at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the editor of their Long War Journal, joins Stephanie Sy to discuss.

Aired: 08/11/21

Rating: NR

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