3,045. 11/9/2001

Regarding the battle that started to dissipate the Taliban in Afghanistan, George Tenet said: “On the morning of Friday, November 9 [2001], Pentagon officials again briefed the White House that things were not going well in Mazar-i-Sharif. …Mazar fell the next day, and Taliban resistance quickly began to dissipate elsewhere in the country…”

 – George Tenet with Bill Harlow, At the Center of the Storm, Pages 217-218

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