Remnants of New York City’s most horrific hour will probably stay behind in Afghanistan even as the last American troops leave the striving nation following 20 years, as indicated by reports.
New York firefighters and police officers conveyed flotsam and jetsam from the World Trade Center at Bagram Air Base in December 2001, only days after the Taliban was overturned for holding onto Sept. 11 fear engineer Osama Bin Laden.
A steel beam from the World Trade Center was raised at the base in the wake of being given by residents of Breezy Point Queens in 2010. It has since become a base landmark, embellished with “WTC” stacked on top of “9 11 01.”
Furthermore, a 9/11 commemoration at Kabul International Airport, likewise containing a part from the World Trade Center, was committed by U.S. Aviation based armed forces personnel in 2012.
The last US troops left Bagram on Friday. President Biden said that all American personnel will be out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the twentieth anniversary of the attacks.
The fate of the commemorations is unsure as the Taliban reasserts authority over Afghanistan in the vacuum left by America’s takeoff.
“We consider this withdrawal a positive advance. Afghans can draw nearer to strength and harmony with the full withdrawal of foreign forces,” said Taliban representative Zabihullah Mujahid, revealed media.
Kabul resident Javed Arman likewise invited America’s takeoff, however regretted: “We are in a tough spot. The vast majority have escaped their locale and a few areas have fallen. Seven areas in Paktia region have fallen and are currently under Taliban control.”
Politicians and intelligence experts dread the troop flight will injure American counter-terrorism endeavors.
“At the point when the opportunity arrives for the US military to pull out, the US government’s capacity to gather and follow up on dangers will decrease. That’s just true,” CIA Director William Burns said in April.