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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Sunday, August 22, 2021

The Taliban said on Sunday that "hundreds" of its fighters were heading to the Panjshir Valley, one of the few parts of Afghanistan not yet controlled by the group. Ahmad Massoud, whose forces control the last major anti-Taliban holdout, told Reuters news agency that while he hoped to hold talks with the group, his forces were ready to fight if the Taliban tried to takeover Panjshir Valley.

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That province is headed by the son of the lion.

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2021-08-22 04:14 PM | Reply

Can they be given air support?

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2021-08-22 04:32 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

his forces were ready to fight

Like, with weapons and stuff? That would be a novel approach.

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-08-22 04:41 PM | Reply

It is now time to see how the Taliban deals with an insurrection.

#4 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2021-08-25 12:40 PM | Reply

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