An Afghan resistance movement and anti-Taliban uprising forces patrols on a hilltop in Darband area in Anaba district, Panjshir province on September 1, 2021. – Panjshir — famous for its natural defences never penetrated by Soviet forces or the Taliban in earlier conflicts — remains the last major holdout of anti-Taliban forces led by Ahmad Massoud, son of the famed Mujahideen leader Ahmed Shah Massoud. (Photo by Ahmad SAHEL ARMAN / AFP)