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Afghanistan terrorism threat mounts with untrustable Taliban

Chaotic governance and zealotry could make space for new terrorist bases

President Joe Biden has robustly defended the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan by asserting that any more years of American boots on the ground there would not make "any difference" to the final outcome. (Source photos by Reuters and AFP/Jiji)

TOKYO -- The Taliban's lightning return to power in Afghanistan raises the prospect that the ungovernable country will again become a hotbed of Islamic extremism.

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