The Hunt: New details about Afghanistan’s rapid collapse

Taliban fighters inspect a house after an 8-hour gunbattle erupted between Taliban and Islamic State group fighters, when Taliban forces raided a suspected hideout of IS militants on the outskirts of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Taliban fighters have summarily killed or forcibly “disappeared” more than 100 former police and intelligence officers since taking power in Afghanistan, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday. (AP Photo/Shir Shah Hamdard)

Months after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, we are learning how they did it so quickly.

On this week’s episode of “The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans Jakob Schindler, Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project, said they used sleeper cells.

The Hunt: Dec. 8, 2021 (J.J. Green)