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Taliban Retake Afghan Capital After 20 Years Fighting U.S.

  • Collapse in Kabul prompts bitter recriminations in Washington
  • U.S. engagement ends with evacuation of most embassy personnel
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WATCH: Katherine Zimmerman of the American Enterprise Institute discusses what the latest developments mean for the future of Afghanistan.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Taliban leaders marched into Kabul Sunday, preparing to take full control of Afghanistan two decades after they were removed by the U.S. military.

The militant group took over the presidential palace, and said it plans to soon declare a new “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.” Hours earlier, American-backed President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.