‘A Lesson for All Oppressed Peoples’: Iran, Hamas Embrace Violent Takeover of Afghanistan by Taliban

As reports poured in from around the country of Taliban fighters seizing unmarried girls to serve as sex slaves and carrying out executions of members of the Afghan military, Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi gushed over the “defeat” of the US, claiming that the Taliban’s violent seizure of power reflected “the reign of the will of the wronged people of Afghanistan.”