Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Afghan Taliban Post A Map Of Territory It Controls, And The Experts Are Saying it Is Accurate
Long War Journal: Afghan Taliban lists ‘Percent of Country under the control of Mujahideen’
The Taliban issued a “report” that attempts to determine areas in Afghanistan it controls as well as contested areas and areas under the influence of the Afghan government. While the report may be seen as propaganda to bolster its claims of controlling territory, it does not inflate or exaggerate the Taliban’s control of districts centers and contested areas throughout the country, compared to data compiled by FDD’s Long War Journal. The report was actually a rather conservative estimate, painting a dire but realistic picture of the security situation in Afghanistan. The Taliban also admits that there are large areas in Afghanistan where it has only a minimal presence.
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WNU Editor: Black signifies territory that is 100% controlled by the Taliban .... and there is way-too-much black in the above map.