Tactics Security Bulletin
No. 2/08: August 15-30, 2021
Western Europe & The United States
Washington (US). Leaders of the G7 advanced economies pledged unity on their conditional engagement with the Taliban regime. The announcement and speedy withdrawal of the remaining US troops in Afghanistan was followed by a lightning-fast takeover of the country by the Taliban this month. President Ashraf Ghani fled the country as Taliban forces closed in on the capital, Kabul, eventually ending up in the United Arab Emirates, reportedly via Uzbekistan. A panicked evacuation of embassies and a mass exodus of Western nationals and Afghan citizens that had worked for NATO countries ensued.
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