The War Room
November 13, 2001: "Mohammed Gul, a Kabul resident, said by telephone that the Taliban had evacuated the streets of the city by 5:30 a.m.
radical Islamic militia, which captured Kabul five years ago after a bitter civil war among rival warlords, appeared to have
abruptly abandoned the capital rather than wage a battle to defend it.
"Everywhere in the city, there was nobody," Gul said.
"The Taliban have all left."