• Afghanistan

    Pakistan’s Invisible Hand

    The leadership of the National Resistance Front gave up its fight for the Panjshir capital last night and retreated to the surrounding mountains. A spokesman, in a tweet reported by the Panjshir Observer, said it was either this or die. Last night we had to make a hard decision in the face of furious enemy attacks and depleted ammunition. Make a last stand in Bazarak and risk the total elimination of our leadership, or retreat to higher ground in order to continue the resistance. We chose the latter. Another comment, later, said the top leadership was safe. Taliban are in Bazarak, the provincial capital of Panjshir. Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah…