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Watchdog report details Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Clip: 05/18/2022 | 7m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Taliban fighters last year swept through Afghanistan and seized the capital in a matter of weeks. How they were able to do so and why the Afghan military collapsed so quickly has been debated ever since. A government watchdog on Wednesday released the first U.S. report on what happened. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

Aired: 05/18/22

Rating: NR

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