'West's Resolve Perceived As Weak': UK Minister On Taliban Takeover

Taliban are now aback in ability in Afghanistan afterwards 20 years.

The fate of Afghanistan afterwards a 20-year war led by the United States agency that the West's boldness is now perceived as anemic by above adversaries such as Russia, British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said on Thursday.

The war in Afghanistan has amount several hundred thousand lives and trillions of dollars but the Taliban are now aback in power, and the West's arch admiral are scrambling to abandon their diplomats and Afghan agents from Kabul airport

"What I'm afflictive with is that we accept a apple adjustment now, area boldness is perceived by our adversaries as weak, the West's resolve," Wallace told BBC TV.

"That is article we should all anguish about: if the West is apparent not to accept boldness and it fractures, again our adversaries like Russia acquisition that encouraging," Wallace told LBC radio.

Britain fears the Taliban's acknowledgment and the exhaustion larboard by the West's anarchic abandonment will acquiesce terrorists from al Qaeda to accretion a ballast in Afghanistan, aloof 20 years afterwards the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.

"Around the world, Islamists will see what they will appearance as a achievement and that will affect added terrorists," Wallace said.

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