Afghanistan IG says it was 'not surprising' how country fell to Taliban: 'All the signs have been there'

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2021
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The Biden administration was taken by surprise by the Taliban’s swift victory in Afghanistan, but according to the head of the watchdog agency who has been reporting on the situation on the ground for years, none of this should have come as a shock.

John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), told NPR Sunday that the signs have been there for nearly a decade.

"No. It's not surprising. I mean, we've been warning – my little agency – for the last almost 10 years about issues with the ANDSF, that's the Afghan...

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