Afghan Gov’t ANA + Commandos Elite Special Forces trained by U.S.+ NATO Elite Special Forces for 20 years

surrendered to the Taliban who are wearing sandals & outdated weaponry

This time instead of walking the line, Taliban said add the Humvees in a straight line.

To add: The Taliban provided these men with money & assistance to go home.

The men assured the Taliban that they will not rejoin the Afghan gov’t.

The Taliban were provided with Humvees, weapons & intelligence of all details within the security apparatus.

Merwais S. Hotaki

⚪White = Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (“Taliban” control)

Red = Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (Afghan National Army control)

Important to note that there is a land vs population disparity. Sparsely populated rural areas.