They've taken the entire country.
I think the Taliban are going around executing people and lying in their press conferences that they are going to uphold human rights, specifically women's rights. This is a lie - Sharia law is not kind to women and we all know it. Already, people are disappearing.
People were not chasing down that plane for no reason - they know what is coming. Rape, death, bloodshed, no education for female children - a country once again torn apart from conflict and the civilians almost certainly going to be caught up in drone strikes and the like.
The Taliban want ''peace'' but only on their terms. They just[...]
I think it's funny Democracy Savior Joe Biden was on camera calling it 'highly unlikely' a month ago, either his 'experts' are stupid or lying, and either reflects poorly on him, as it makes him a stooge or a co-conspirator...people are calling it a failure but really America got what it wanted - trillions in spending, the extraction of resources, etc.
America ousts assholes who don't play ball with them, America installs assholes the locals hate, the locals revolt and a worse asshole fills the power void, rinse and repeat forever apparently