16 august 2022

In Afghanistan $7.1B in planes, trucks, weapons seized by Taliban since withdrawal: DOD watchdog


Taliban soldiers ride down the street in a pickup truck during a celebration of the first anniversary of the Taliban’s return to power on August 15, 2022 in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Photo by Nava Jamshidi/Getty Images)WASHINGTON — Nearly one year after the last US military aircraft departed Kabul , the Pentagon’s top watchdog says approximately $7.1 billion in US-funded planes, trucks and weaponry, all provided to the Afghan military, has been seized by the Taliban.The breakdown includes $923 [...]