Kabul risks being attacked in 90 days, US intelligence says – Russia fears

Kabul is at risk of being attacked – on Aug. 11, Reuters reported that US intelligence agencies Assessing the situation with the Taliban occupying parts of Afghanistan, Kabul, the capital, could be an eventual target. The Taliban could have a siege for more than 30 days and an invasion of 90 days.

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Now, a senior EU official pointed out that The Taliban has occupied 65 percent of Afghanistan, of whom 11 of 34 provinces are close to occupying the provincial capitals.

Kabul is at risk of being hit.

The Taliban captured the city of Farah. Farah Province / Taliban fighters and Afghans gather around the body of a member of the security forces who was killed, inside the city of Farah, capital of Farah province, southwest Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/ Mohammad Asif Khan)

If the situation continues like this US intelligence agencies estimate that Afghanistan government will collapse However, the assessment is unclear whether it is consensus by the intelligence agencies or not.

“But this is not a previously known conclusion. Afghan security forces may turn more propulsion and resist the Taliban,” a U.S. intelligence official said.

Kabul is at risk of being hit.

Taliban fighters and Afghans gather inside the city of Farah, capital of Farah province, southwest Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Mohammad Asif Khan)

Earlier, US President Joe Biden just said Do not regret the decision to withdraw US troops from the battlefield of Afghanistan. After holding on for more than 20 years, the Afghan army must now fight to defend its territory.

The mission of the US military is scheduled to be completed on August 31, after the gradual withdrawal of troops. and left only the US embassy bodyguards and the airport in Kabul

Kabul is at risk of being hit.

An airstrike hits an area in Afghanistan, in this still image obtained from a video posted by the Afghan Defense Ministry on its Facebook page via REUTERS.

The situation that has occurred in the past few months Since the Taliban began operations The European Union estimates that causing Afghan villagers to evacuate More than 4 hundred thousand people wandered around

Russia is also concerned about the situation. Reflected through maneuvers with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan which borders Afghanistan (clip below) to prepare for battle Or terrorism has spread from Afghanistan. In addition, Russia is also participating in military exercises with the Chinese army.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the Taliban had control of the northern Afghan border area with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Although the Taliban promised not to cross the border But Russia will continue to exercise with its allies.

Russia exercises with Tajikistan and Uzbekistan (AP Photo/Didor Sadulloev)

Russia has an army base in Tajikistan. which is used to prevent aggression in a timely manner Uzbekistan also has close ties with Russia.

A military helicopter flies during a joint military drills by Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan at Harb-Maidon, north of the Tajik border with Afghanistan, in Tajikistan, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Didor Sadulloev)

Russia occupied Afghanistan for a decade from 1979 to 1989, during which time some 15,000 Russian soldiers were killed and tens of thousands wounded.

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