else: The Taliban is advancing across Afghanistan, and is taking control of the region main cities It is close to the capital, Kabul. Afghan security forces Stretched thin and lose groundWith the rebels controlling large parts of the country.
US officials are racing to prepare for the Taliban’s takeover. President Biden said approximately 5,000 US troops will be deployed to oversee the evacuation of US diplomats, and embassy staff are destroying classified documents and equipment ahead of an expected move to Hamid Karzai International Airport to prepare for a possible evacuation.
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