Afghan army faces challenges with US pullout

NATO-trained Afghan forces are trying to prove they can hold off the Taliban after US troops depart.

    As the deadline for the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan draws closer, the Afghan army is preparing to take over full responsibility of security operations.

    The country's military, which has been trained by NATO forces, is trying to prove that it can properly fight the Taliban on the frontlines.

    Al Jazeera's Steve Chao reports from a remote outpost in Helmand province.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    Project Force: Could the world survive a nuclear winter?

    The consequences of a nuclear war would extend far beyond the blast itself, killing millions of people across the globe.

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

    K-pop fans are using the same social media tactics they employ to support music stars for social justice activism.

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    Palestine and Israel: Mapping an annexation

    What will the maps of Palestine and Israel look like if Israel illegally annexes the Jordan Valley on July 1?