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[Newsmaker] Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban seizure as woes mount
[Newsmaker] Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban seizure as woes mount
Foreign affairsAug 16, 2022
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban on Monday marked a year since they seized the Afghan capital in a rapid takeover that triggered a hasty escape of the nation's Western-backed leaders, sent the economy into a tailspin and fundamentally transformed the country. Bearded Taliban fighters, some hoisting rifles or the white banners of their movement, staged victory parades on foot, bicycles and motor...