What is the strategy of Taliban?

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What is the strategy of Taliban?

The Taliban’s long-term strategy was grounded in the countryside. It leveraged local relationships to win territory, guns, and recruits – valley by valley – eventually allowing the militants to encircle and cut off the cities.

What was the US goal in Afghanistan?

Our mission in Afghanistan was never supposed to have been nation building. It was never supposed to be creating a unified, centralized democracy. Our only vital national interest in Afghanistan remains today what it has always been: preventing a terrorist attack on American homeland.

Why did Afghanistan fall so quickly?

The Taliban’s rapid advance The collapse of Afghanistan’s armed forces was precipitated by the U.S. withdrawal from the country after a two-decade intervention. The Taliban began expanding its grip on the country after agreeing to a peace deal with the Trump administration early last year.

How Taliban conquer Afghanistan?

The Taliban sweep of most of Afghanistan in 1994-1997, taking Kandahar, Herat, Kabul and then in 1997 racing to the north and capturing Mazar-i-Sharif, before being pushed back and then resuming expansion to control 90 percent of Afghanistan’s territory by the end of the 1990s.

What tactic did Taliban fighters used to reassert control of some areas of Afghanistan?

What tactic did Taliban fighters use to reassert control of some areas of Afghanistan? develop weapons of mass destruction. Following the invasion, as the United States struggled to impose law and order in Iraq, a violent insurgency fought US troops.

How did Taliban capture Afghanistan so fast?

The Taliban was strategic in its use of violence, exercising restraint to influence military assessments of their capabilities in order to encourage more rapid withdrawals.

How fast did Afghanistan fall to Taliban?

U.S. intelligence warned on Aug. 10 it would take 30-90 days for the Afghan government in Kabul to collapse. The capital fell five days later. Slowly, slowly, then seemingly all at once.

How does the Taliban take a village?

The Taliban will use feints and lures to draw our forces away from caches and leaders in an attempt to buy them time to relocate, or into a lethal ambush. After the attack the Taliban will disperse and blend into the village.

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