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Report: After Failed Afghanistan Assault, Taliban Promise to Target Only US Forces From Now On

Report: After Failed Afghanistan Assault, Taliban Promise to Target Only US Forces From Now On by Kyle Rempfer – Military Times

The Taliban announced Friday that they intend to focus their attacks on Americans and their foreign allies, rather than Afghan government forces, according to an Al Jazeera report.

The statement comes on the heels of an unsuccessful bid by the insurgent group to take the city of Farah in the western part of the country.

Due to the high number of casualties allegedly suffered by Afghan security forces across the war-torn country, the Taliban say they are offering “a general amnesty to all military formations, national army, national police, local police and all employees of the regime to safeguard their lives and wealth.”

The statement has not been independently verified by Military Times…

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