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Ex-President Ashraf Ghani explains why he fled Afghanistan as Taliban moved in

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Bearded Taliban fighters staged small victory parades on foot, bicycles and motorcycles. One small group marched past the former U.S. Embassy, chanting "Long live Islam" and "Death to America" A year after the dramatic day, much has changed in Afghanistan. The former insurgents struggle to govern and remain internationally isolated.
4 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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