“Clouds of smoke rose from the roof of the embassy. The American side confirmed that they were destroying ‘sensitive documents’ that they did not want handed over to the Taliban.” 2525 [Majid Sattar, “Black Hawks im Pendelverkehr,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 15, 2021,]retrieved from here (accessed on September 8, 2021). Translated here by Sylee Gore.“In Afghanistan, the radical Islamist Taliban also seems to have seized US military equipment used for biometric identification, along with the data it contains. . . . It’s possible that the Taliban may need additional tools to access the data. . . . However, Pakistani intelligence could be of use.” 2626 Martin Holland, “Afghanistan: Taliban erbeuten Biometrie-Geräte und -Datenbanken,” heise.de, August 18, 2021, retrieved from here (accessed on September 8, 2021). Translated here by Sylee Gore.