The Week in Review: June 19-25, 2021

The Taliban sweep through northern Afghanistan, Armenians and Iranians choose their leaders, and more

This week, Iran elected a new president amid very low turnout. The Taliban made major gains across northern Afghanistan as Afghan leaders headed to Washington for a chat with Joe Biden. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan defied the polls and won a decisive victory in that country’s snap election. Ethiopia held its own parliamentary election under t…

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