Thursday, June 10, 2021

US Intelligence Says The Taliban Is Positioning Itself For A Large-Scale Offensive At The Moment The US - NATO Mission Officially Ends

Wall Street Journal: Afghan Soldiers Gird for Taliban to Attack Cities After the U.S. Leaves 

Losing U.S. air support will cost government troops a crucial edge against the militants, who are poised outside several provincial capitals 

ARGHANDAB, Afghanistan—The Taliban are encircling Afghan police and army positions and encroaching on government-held territory, positioning themselves for large-scale offensives against major population centers while waiting for the last American troops to depart Afghanistan. 

The insurgents are pushing their advantage on the battlefield ahead of a full U.S. exit, even as they continue peace talks with the Afghan government in Doha, Qatar. 

President Biden has said the withdrawal would be completed by Sept. 11. Other American officials indicate the remaining U.S. presence—and the vital air support they provide Afghan government forces—will be gone much sooner, maybe as early as next month. 

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Update: Pentagon Says Afghan Exit Over Half Complete, But Mulls Leaving Security "Footprint" (Zero Hedge).  

WNU Editor: This is what happened in Afghanistan when the Soviet forces left the country in the 1980s. Within two years the entire Afghan government and army collapsed. Two of my cousins served in the Soviet military in Afghanistan. They are predicting a disaster in that country by the end of summer next year.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Your cousins are right!

Jac said...

It will take less than 2 years.

Anonymous said...

Technically this is ok, did China not say they would step in? Let them replace the US, let them get bogged down and antagonise the Taliban... Time to be rid of this shithole.

Anonymous said...

^^^^^^^

Anonymous said...

Fuck China and their leader winnie no practice for the commies

Anonymous said...

Oh wait...and fuck Afghanistan let it burn like it always does