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August 16, 2021

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan back with a bang
By Pepe Escobar
The US 'loss' of Afghanistan is a repositioning and the new mission is not a 'war on terror,' but Russia and China.

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Afghan Lesson For Uncle Sam’s Running Dogs
By Finian Cunningham
Afghanistan is the most glaring proof of the U.S. treachery.

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Stop Believing US Military Invasions Have Noble Intentions
By Caitlin Johnstone
Stop blaming this on the “corrupt Afghan government”. There was no “Afghan government”

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How the US military got rich from Afghanistan
By Andrew Cockburn
Trillions of dollars have flowed through the Pentagon’s war budgets in the last two decades.

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The U.S. Government Lied For Two Decades About Afghanistan
By Glenn Greenwald
We have seen these tactics from U.S. officials — lying to the American public about wars to justify both their initiation and continuation — over and over.

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The Vanishing Legacy of Barack Obama
By Matt Taibb
Birthday-partying Barack Obama sold us all out.

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MIDDLE EAST

10 killed in clashes between Yemeni forces, Houthis

Three Turkish soldiers killed in explosion in northern Iraq

West Baghdad without water after Islamic State group 'attack' on power grid

Iraq Shia cleric launches scathing attack on Iran loyalists

Four Palestinians killed in apartheid Israeli army raid in Jenin

Hamas calls for general strike after 4 young Palestinians killed by Israeli occupation forces

Why Has Israel Got an Arsenal of Nuclear Weapons?

Lebanese hospital warns power cuts endanger its patients

AFRICA

At least 22 killed in central Nigeria attack

3 Killed, Many Students Kidnapped in Nigeria's Zamfara State

Nigerian police say 19 abducted from school in northwest

'Disgusting': Outrage as J&J Exports Tens of Millions of Vaccine Doses From Africa to EU

ASIA

Russia Says Afghan President Fled With Cars and Helicopter Full of Cash - RIA

Watch: Afghanistan: Taliban greeted by huge crowd of locals on the outskirts of capital city Kabul

7 killed in Kabul airport evacuation chaos, U.S. says

Kabul airport: footage appears to show Afghans falling from plane after takeoff

Desperate Afghan ‘Helpers’ Cling to Planes as U.S. Abandons Them at Kabul’s Airport

Afghanistan: Shocking video shows 3 people falling off plane mid-air in Kabul

Biden national security adviser says evacuations from Kabul will continue

All military and civilian flights halted at Kabul airport, says Pentagon

New Taliban-appointed #Afghan President Ali Ahmad Jilali is not your average #Taliban fighter...: * He is a Distinguished Professor at Pentagon-funded National Defense University in Washington DC.

Who is Ali Ahmad Jalali, likely the next Afghanistan chief under Taliban?: He was born in Kabul but is a US citizen since 1987.

China, Russia and Pakistan have all signalled a readiness to engage with Taliban authorities

Russian envoy to Kabul to meet with Taliban coordinator

China Notes That Transfer of Power in Afghanistan Was Smoother Than in United States

UK defence secretary has conceded Britain will not be able to extract all eligible Afghan allies from country

Angela Merkel says Germany may need to rescue 10,000 people from Afghanistan

Allies round on US over Afghanistan 'debacle'

Afghan military jet shot down by Uzbek air defences

Uzbekistan forced 46 Afghan military aircraft to land as HUNDREDS of Afghan soldiers attempted to cross border illegally

Pakistan: Grenade attack kills several family members, including children

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EUROPE

Armenian armed forces open fire at Azerbaijani army positions

GLOBE

Greed and consumption are why the world is burning

AMERICAS

Haiti: Death Toll From 7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rises to 1,297

Venezuela and Mexico to Assist the Haitian Population

US could see 200,000 Covid cases a day again: ‘Unvaccinated are sitting ducks’

Cuomo announces New York health care workers must be vaccinated against Covid-19

D.C. announces vaccine requirement for health-care workers

USDA to permanently boost food stamp benefits by 25 percent

 

 

 

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