Ever since the Biden administration announced it was withdrawing military forces from Afghanistan by September, the security situation has deteriorated as the Taliban have stepped up their attacks. The insurgent group’s rapid assault captured two more provincial capitals Monday, and have now overrun at least five key cities in recent days. Stephanie Sy has the latest.
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