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UN warns Afghanistan at risk of ‘total breakdown’

Special envoy urges Security Council to release assets frozen overseas to avoid economic and social collapse. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/10/un-warns-afghanistan-at-risk-of-total-breakdown Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The U.S. ground war in Afghanistan is over. Now it’s the Navy’s turn.

The American military’s involvement in Afghanistan could soon become largely the Navy’s responsibility, an ironic twist for a counterterrorism mission in a landlocked country. Although…

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Taliban stop planes of evacuees from leaving but unclear why

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least four planes chartered to evacuate several hundred people seeking to escape the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan have been unable to…

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‘The family is gone’: Afghans say U.S. strike killed 10 relatives, including 7 children

“We’re all ruined,” Ramin Yousuf, a relative of those killed, said. “The family is gone.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/u-s-drone-strike-targeting-isis-afghanistan-kills-10-civilians-n1278062 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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US must quit ‘nation building’: Biden defends Afghanistan withdrawal – video

In a statement, Joe Biden claimed the US was ready for ‘every eventuality’ in its planned withdrawal from Afghanistan while taking responsibility for the execution of the abrupt,…

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Last soldier out: Iconic photo captures the end of America’s longest war

Photo: U.S. Central Command via AP How it ended: This image, made through a night-vision scope, shows the final American soldier to depart Afghanistan after…

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Rockets fired at Kabul airport as US approaches withdrawal deadline – video

Several rockets were fired at Kabul airport on Monday, less than 48 hours before the United States is due to complete its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan….

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McConnell: ‘Why we went’ to Afghanistan has been lost

Amid the ongoing efforts to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, “why we went there in the first place” has been lost, Senate Majority Leader Mitch…

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U.S. retaliates against ISIS with drone strike in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden vowed to respond “with force” to the terrorists who killed 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans in suicide bombings outside…

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US opens COVID-19 vaccination site for Afghan arrivals

The U.S. has opened a mass COVID-19 vaccination site near the Dulles airport in Northern Virginia for Afghans fleeing the Taliban, the White House said…

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The Memo: Horror in Kabul is political disaster for Biden

President Biden promised the United States would not suffer a “Saigon Moment” as it withdrew from Afghanistan.The reality has proven even bleaker. The attacks committed around……

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Greta Thunberg ‘Urgently’ Seeks Help to Evacuate Afghan Youth Climate Activists

Fridays For Future—the global climate strike organization that was founded three years ago by Greta Thunberg—is in trouble. On Thursday, the Twitter account repping the…

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Shocker: Military-industrial complex doesn’t want wars to end

Former generals and elected officials are flooding the airwaves to demand the US continue its occupation of Afghanistan, without disclosing their ties to the defense…

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Pentagon: Explosion outside Kabul airport

Explosion kills at least 11 people, including children, Taliban official says. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/26/explosion-at-kabul-airport-appears-to-be-suicide-attack-official Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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‘I was born here, I’ll be buried here’: In Afghanistan to stay

Why one Afghan woman refuses to leave her home – even in the face of fear and uncertainty as the Taliban resume control. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/8/26/i-was-born-here-ill-be-buried-here-in-afghanistan-to-stay…

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Where the U.S. is taking Afghans evacuated from Kabul

Data: Department of Defense and Axios research; Map: Danielle Alberti/Axios The U.S. has been scrambling not only to evacuate thousands of people each day from…

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Afghanistan live news: explosion outside Kabul airport amid ‘most hectic, dangerous phase’ of evacuations

US confirms blast at one of entry gates to Kabul airport hours after western intelligence agencies warned of an imminent terrorist threat UK warns Afghans…

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CIA chief secretly met Taliban leader as Biden faces pressure over evacuation deadline

The news comes as Biden is set to decide whether to extend his deadline for U.S. troops to withdraw from the country in the wake…

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Taliban draws Aug. 31 red line for troop withdrawal: “There would be consequences”

A spokesperson for the Taliban told Sky News Monday there would be “consequences” if the U.S. extended its troop withdrawal beyond Aug. 31 to complete…

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These countries offered to help Afghan refugees, U.S. flights are yet to arrive

“We are rescuing a peaceful population who have cherished democracy for 20 years,” North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/these-countries-offered-help-afghan-refugees-u-s-flights-are-n1277401 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Biden’s national security adviser: ‘We are not going to rest’ until evacuations done

National security adviser Jake Sullivan on Sunday said the Biden administration is “not going to rest” until all civilians, both Americans and Afghan allies of…

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Pentagon orders commercial airlines to help in Afghanistan evacuations

Defense secretary: ‘We’re gonna try our very best to get everybody, every American citizen who wants to get out, out’ Ex-Afghan ambassador warns of women’s…

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