Category Archives: Afghanistan

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

Hits: 34By 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 … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, TTG | 46 Comments

“presidency will not recover” Telegraph

Hits: 14“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 … Continue reading

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

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

Hits: 43Normally 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 … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, Larry Johnson | 17 Comments

Governor Abbott deputizes Texas National Guard for the Border

Hits: 6“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 … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, government | 6 Comments

“The mujahideen resistance to the Taliban begins now. But we need help.” – TTG

Hits: 16The words in the title are the words of Ahmad Massoud, the leader of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan. He wrote an open letter to the West a few days ago in the form of an opinion piece … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, The Military Art, TTG | 103 Comments

God’s Creatures

Hits: 7https://fundrazr.com/contributions/dHgUOa?fb_ref=share__sh_87F1b1_fb_9OuVjMYqccX9OuVjMYqccX&fbclid=IwAR3z2nynEsWgSmXVuxAngxfZ5qEvSi-fSyk0yYsThYfwTcboDav_w6t8WlM  8,358 total views,  9 views today

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Posted in Afghanistan | 25 Comments

What is to be done in the “Emirate of Afghanistan? “

Hits: 25According to the full, unedited transcript of the Stephanopoulos/ABC interview yesterday, Joe wants to believe that his son, Beau, the army national guard lawyer who served in Iraq for six or eight months before his father asked for him … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, government, Pakistan | 77 Comments

HARPER: COL. LANG’S WARNINGS ECHO 11 YEARS LATER

Hits: 9Eleven years ago Col. Lang participated in a debate in New York City on the proposition that the US could not win a war in Afghanistan based on the Obama Administration’s declared counterinsurgency strategy. Today Col. Lang’s assessment carries … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan | 11 Comments

In Afghanistan, Americans were the fools who tried to hustle the East | Mulshine

Hits: 9Today 6:34 AM By Paul Mulshine | Star-Ledger Columnist Gee, who could have predicted this Afghanistan debacle? I’ll tell you who: Half the panelists at a debate over the future of Afghanistan that was held in 2009. The debate was … Continue reading

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Posted in Afghanistan, As The Borg Turns | 41 Comments

Open Thread 18 August, 2021

Hits: 41I am tired of the vapid bullshit coming out of the Biden Administration.. Have at it. pl  10,820 total views,  7 views today

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Posted in Afghanistan, As The Borg Turns, government, Open Thread, Whatever | 53 Comments