National Guard commander impressed with how much Taliban accomplished in a single weekend

Why can't you be more like the Taliban?

By Paul J. O’Leary

ATLANTA, GA — As the world focused on Afghanistan and the Taliban’s lightning-fast takeover of the nation, many American and British veterans of the war watched in horror as it seemed two decades of bloodshed and hard work unraveled in a matter of a weekend.

But Lt. Col. Thaddeus Cole, commander of the Georgia National Guard’s 2nd Batt…

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