July 21, 2021 (The New Atlas) – While the US announces what it calls a full withdrawal from Afghanistan, let’s take a look at the massive “green zone” the US will continue controlling in the nation’s capital of Kabul along with its international airport.
The US will be able to augment its remaining troops with thousands more in just a day’s notice, and together with private contractors whose activities are not discussed by the US government or the Western media – the US will use its position to project power into Afghanistan’s neighbors including China, Pakistan, and Iran.
Reuters – Kabul’s expanding foreigner ‘bubble’ trades safety for isolation:
RT – US troops leave Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, signaling imminent complete withdrawal:
SOC.mil – 75TH RANGER REGIMENT FACT SHEET: