Posts Tagged ‘retreat’


The private mercenaries are now reported to be leaving as well. According to Abby, only “1500” of them are armed soldiers of fortune. They cannot last without US military support. The Taliban may have won everything.

However, the summer-long delay of the withdrawal is a window for escalation by both sides, and may scrap the entire end of the war. The Taliban has already threatened retaliation if the US remains after May 1.