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Monthly Archives: October 2021

Taliban Typhoon Twenty-Twenty-One: How the insurgency overran Afghanistan (crosspost)

By Allah’s mercy, I was able to collect and write up an analytical overview of the 2021 Taliban conquest of Afghanistan – which, for better or worse, is an event of major regional significance. There has been so much misinformation – something I noticed studying it as it was happening – that I felt I had to write summat up forza the record, with The Express Tribune generously publishing it.