Thousands of Afghans demonstrated in public celebrations following the final departure of American military personnel from the country on Tuesday, publicly hailing the country’s new Taliban Islamist government in a rejection of western liberal democracy the United States had sought to install in the country.
In peculiar fashion, locals in Afghanistan’s Khost province demonstrated with both the Afghan Taliban flag, and the previous flag of the US-backed puppet government.
Thousands of locals in Khost have come out today to celebrate the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan. Seeing both the Taliban flags as well as Afghan National Flag. pic.twitter.com/YQVncq5boh
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The demonstrations verged into anti-western hatred, with Khost locals