Afghan Taliban seize two major cities, raising fears of US withdrawal
... officials in control across much of the country, Reuters was unable to contact government officials immediately to confirm which of the cities under attack remained in government hands. The government still holds the central city in the north-Sabah - Mazar -i- Sharif and Kabul - near the Pakistani border in the east, as well as Jalalabad . On Wednesday, a U.S. military official quoted intelligence as saying Taliban could isolate Kabul within 60 days and possibly take it over within 90 days. ...
Updated: 08/13/2021
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