(TJVNEWS)The Taliban Wednesday paraded some of the military hardware they captured during their takeover of Afghanistan,” AFP wrote.
The parade even included a helicopter flying over a long line of Humvees decked out with the white and black Taliban flags.
WATCH: Taliban throw military parade with US equipment
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An AFP journalist observed that “a long line of green Humvees and armored fighting vehicles drove in single file along a highway outside Kandahar — the spiritual birthplace of the militant movement — many with white-and-black Taliban flags attached to aerials…”.
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Starting weeks ago as Taliban militants began capturing base after base and easily steamrolled major cities across the country with little resistance, it became clear they were putting their newly acquired expensive American and NATO equipment to use, given they began taking cities in the south while riding in on Humvees and armored battle vehicles, Zero Hedge reported.
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During his speech on Tuesday, President Biden hailed the US exit and evacuation efforts an “extraordinary success”. He said, “No nation has ever done anything like it in all of history; only the United States had the capacity and the will and ability to do it.” This statement is one of the most bizarre but true statements, no nation has literally armed an enemy which was being fought for 20 years.