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Video allegedly shows Taliban celebrating after taking Kandahar

Video circulated by the Taliban purports to show victory celebrations in Kandahar, Afghanistan after the militant group took control of the country's second largest city. CNN cannot independently verify Taliban claims or the authenticity of these videos.

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Analysis: This is Biden's cold-eyed judgment of American interests

At the end of the movie "Charlie Wilson's War," the eponymous main character is warned that the "crazies" just rolled into Kandahar -- and that the US would regret deserting Afghanistan after the Soviet withdrawal in 1989. The scene, between Wilson, a hard-drinking Texas congressman played by Tom Hanks, and CIA case officer Gust Avrakotos, is pierced by the noise of a jet landing at Washington's National Airport -- a haunting reference to the hijacked plane attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Clarissa Ward visits Afghan base in Kandahar. See what she found

Afghanistan's swift descent into violence following the withdrawal of US and NATO troops supporting the government has shocked many. Afghan commandos gave CNN's Clarissa Ward exclusive access to one of their bases along Kandahar's front line amid fears it, with other provincial capitals, will fall.

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2 US service members killed in Afghanistan

Two US service members were killed and two others injured on Saturday in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, the US-led coalition in Kabul said in a statement.

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