“The only son of legendary rebel commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, nicknamed the “Lion of Panjshir” for repelling both the Soviets and the Taliban before his assassination by al-Qaeda in 2001, Massoud junior now represents the last hope that Afghanistan will not fall under the total control of Islamist extremists.
While western governments and their military are rapidly fleeing the country before the August 31 deadline agreed with the Taliban, Massoud – who now commands several thousand fighters including the remnants of the Afghan National Army and special forces commandos who have fled to Panjshir – has vowed to remain steadfast. “I’m the son of Ahmad Shah Massoud,” the commander nicknamed the “Lion Cub” has said in recent days, of his last stand. “Surrender is not a word in my vocabulary.”” Telegraph
Comment: An opportunity to educate yourself. Those who wish to understand will. Sympathizers of the jihadis and the Bidonian cabal will not.
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