‘They destroyed everything’: the last CIA base in Afghanistan

After America’s longest war, Taliban commander Mullah Hasnain contemplates all that is left of what was part of the last CIA base – demolished buildings, destroyed vehicles and piles of ammunition.“We let them go peacefully, and look what they’ve left behind,” Hasnain said, a leader of the Taliban’s elite Badri 313 unit.Hasnain, a thick-bearded man dressed in traditional brown robes with a waistcoat and black turban, surveyed the charred ruins of the sprawling complex on the edge of Afghanistan…