Monthly Archives: August 2021

“US special operations vets carry out daring mission to save Afghan allies” – TTG

By James Gordon Meek, ABC News, 27 August 2021 With the Taliban growing more violent and adding checkpoints near Kabul’s airport, an all-volunteer group of American veterans of the Afghan War launched a final daring mission on Wednesday night dubbed … Continue reading

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“presidency will not recover” Telegraph

“Eventually, nearly eight hours after the attack, Mr Biden shuffled into the White House East Room. He looked shattered. His voice was hoarse, his eyes teary. There were long pauses as he spoke. At one point an inquisitor from Fox … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, government, Media, Politics | 27 Comments

“Dragon” re-supply mission to ISS

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What you get for trusting jihadis, 13 dead so far.

It would seem very likely that the Taliban and the Haqqani group who are responsible for security in Kabul permitted the movement of whoever it was that attacked the Abbey Gate today. That conspiracy against what the jihadis; Taliban, ISIS, … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, government, Policy, Politics, Ukraine Crisis | 52 Comments

New Shepherd/NS 17 Launch

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Why Secretary of State Blinken Does Not Know How Many Americans Are in Afghanistan

Normally when there is a crisis like the one unfolding in Afghanistan, the State Department would establish a Citizens Emergency Services Task Force. There is no such entity up and operating on the 7th Floor of State Department. Let me … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Islam – re-posted 25 August 2021

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Governor Abbott deputizes Texas National Guard for the Border

“Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday authorized the Texas National Guard to arrest people who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border and violate state law. The National Guard also is helping with the early stages of constructing border barriers and a border … Continue reading

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Kabul–America’s Dien Bien Phu?

I have heard several pundits comparing the current debacle in Kabul to the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, when the remaining American diplomatic and military personnel fled Vietnam in the face of North Vietnam conquering South Vietnam. Others … Continue reading

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Crunch time for Biden

“U.S. officials said Tuesday that the military would have to start pulling out of Afghanistan starting this Friday in order to meet President Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline agreed to by the Taliban.” foxnews Comment: Up until now Joe is unwavering in his “resolve” to stick to … Continue reading

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