Destroyed war machines are still common in the country, such as this wreck of a Russian tank on the roadside near Nikpay.
The war in Afghanistan comprises a series of interrelated armed conflicts that have been ongoing in Afghanistan since 1978. Today, in 2020, the country threatens to fall back into chaos. The Taliban have been able to hold their ground by retreating into Pakistan and have been leading an increasingly intense insurgency against the new Afghan government since 2003. | Afghanistan