The Taliban were able to turn many ethnic minorities against the U.S.-backed government, showing an adaptation by the militants. Part 2 of two.
How Afghanistan fell to the Taliban
America’s longest war ended abruptly and dramatically. To understand how that happened, we turned to the most experienced reporters for The Christian Science Monitor - including one who was there in 2001 when U.S. forces arrived. Here are their stories. Please share these on your favorite social platforms.