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CNN: Kabul Airport Bomber Was Released from Bagram Prison by Taliban Eleven Days Before...

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” CNN Pentagon Correspondent Oren Liebermann reported that the ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out the suicide bombing at the Kabul Airport had been released from the prison at Bagram Air Base by the Taliban just eleven days before the attack. Liebermann said, “So, on August 15, as the Taliban…

Taliban Says at Least Five Civilians Killed in Kabul Mosque Bombing

A spokesman for the Taliban’s interior ministry said at least five civilians were killed by a bomb at the Eid Gah Mosque in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on Sunday. At least four people were also wounded in the bombing, which apparently targeted a funeral service held at the mosque for the mother of Taliban…

Charles Hurt: Mark Milley Solidifies Himself as the Ultimate Swamp Creature

Well, now we know why there was no plan to evacuate Afghanistan after 20 years without abandoning thousands of American citizens and allies on the battlefield, killing 13 U.S. troops and surrendering $80 billion worth of American military equipment to our terrorist enemy. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley was too busy to come…

Gen. McKenzie Says Military Knew Within Hours That Kabul Drone Strike ‘Hit Civilians’

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter September 29, 2021 5:35 PM ET Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said at a hearing Wednesday that the U.S. military knew within four or five hours that an Aug. 29 drone strike in Kabul “hit civilians,” even though the Pentagon didn’t acknowledge that civilians were killed until more than two…

Former Obama Joint Chiefs Chair: ‘Absolutely’ There Needs To Be Accountability For Bungled Drone...

September 19, 2021 4:44 PM ET Former Obama Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen said Sunday that there needs to be “accountability” for the bungled drone strike in Kabul that left as many as ten civilians dead.Mullen appeared on ABC’s “This Week” after the head of U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr.…

Pentagon Admits Killing as Many as 10 Civilians, Including Up to Seven Children in...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin admitted the United States military may have killed up to 10 civilians, including up to seven children, in a drone strike in Kabul on August 29 that was intended to kill an Islamic State-Khorasan attacker. US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin III apologizes for the drone strike that killed 10 Afghan…

‘Several Thousand’ US Green Card Holders Still Stuck In Afghanistan, Blinken Confirms

Several thousand U.S. green card holders remain stranded in Afghanistan under Taliban rule alongside the roughly 100 U.S. citizens already known to be there, Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified Monday to Congress.President Joe Biden, Blinken and military leaders have faced heavy and bipartisan criticism for their handling of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, which left…

VIDEO: Thousands Join Procession Honoring Fallen Marine Jared Schmitz

AP Photo by Jim Salter Miles of traffic on Interstate 70 in St. Louis were shut down Wednesday while the remains of a Marine killed in Afghanistan were escorted to a funeral home. “Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz was among 13 U.S. service members killed last month in a suicide bombing at the airport in Kabul.…

21 More American Citizens Transported Out Of Afghanistan

September 10, 2021 5:11 PM ET Twenty-one more Americans have been transported out of Afghanistan, National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne announced Friday.Nineteen U.S. citizens left via a Qatar Airways flight and two American citizens departed as part of a party traveling overland, Horne said. Eleven lawful permanent residents were also part of the overland…

Packing up: US to leave Iraq and Syria

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of this site. This site does not give financial, investment or medical advice. Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator After the chaotic exit from Afghanistan, many experts predict the withdrawal of US troops will next…
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