In November 2001, the Taliban abandoned Kabul without a fight. But in reality, the Taliban and their al Qaeda brethren had dispersed, not been killed or crushed. Sixteen years later, they represent a grave threat to the U.S.-backed order in Kabul.
Do not underestimate the victory: ISIS rose to be at once the most brutal and successful terror group in history, earning billions of dollars in oil sales, extortion and taxes, and governing a swath of Syria and Iraq the size of Belgium.
Go deeper: Read Steve LeVine and Shannon Vavra's full story on the evolving fight against ISIS.
First Lady Melania Trump today donated her inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies Collection at the National Museum of American History, Axios' Haley Britzky reports. The floor-length gown was designed by Herve Pierre in only 2 weeks.