Taliban in Doha clarify there is no agreed upon ceasefire. Battlefield strength is the leverage they hold, and they want Kabul to accept that, which Kabul won’t. So, the ground game will continue until either Kabul forces the Taliban to lose that leverage or Kabul comes to terms with its reality.
To many it feels like a military process, but the competition for districts is still part of the political process. That said, it can easily become a military process, at which point everything really heats up, which is the real concern. Though it’s devastating to many, the current ground reality is still only lukewarm.