PBS NewsHour

Taliban gains territory, may seek 'complete return to power'

Clip: 06/21/2021 | 9m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. military will soon complete its withdrawal from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But the Afghan government is under constant attack from the Taliban and is struggling to hold onto its territory. This past weekend saw some of the militants' largest gains yet. Nick Schifrin and Scott Worden, director of Afghanistan and Central Asia at the U.S. Institute of Peace think tank, explain.

Aired: 06/21/21

Rating: NR

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