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As Kabul is likely to fall, the Taliban shoots back into the international spotlight

Probably one of the world’s most prolific terrors groups — the Taliban insurgents have made extraordinary progress in their quest to take over Afghanistan. According to media reports in the area, insurgents have pillaged so much of the country its capital is believed to be next. The AP reports that the terror group now controls a whopping 10 regional areas of the country’s 34 total areas. It is understood that they are making so much ground in an effort to take over Kabul — the country’s main government sector and seat of immense power. Following the American withdrawal from the area the Taliban almost immediately seized the country. Critics far and wide have blamed America for abandoning a country they helped destroy. Translators and linguists left behind are also feeling the ...
Taliban leader issues unusual message 
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Taliban leader issues unusual message 

So unusual that it has people scratching their heads as to what it actually means.  Over the weekend, a message was released to Afghanistan area news outlets that more trees should be planted.  Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada says that, "the Mujahideen and beloved countrymen must join hands in tree planting." Per Reuters, they should "plant one or several fruit or non-fruit trees for the beautification of Earth and the benefit of almighty Allah's creations." Normally,  the spring time would gauge a fresh wave of attacks given that the thaw has pretty much blown over. However,  it appears that times have reportedly changed.  
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