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  • Murphy: ‘Absolutely Unrealistic’ Biden Could Have Avoided Chaotic Afghanistan Withdrawal

    03/19/2024 6:04:55 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/2024 | Pam Key
    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) said Tuesday on CNN’s “The Situation Room” that it was “absolutely unrealistic” to say the Biden administration could have avoided the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Host Wolf Blitzer said, “Senator, what responsibility do you think the Biden administration bears for what happened?”
  • Watchdog Report: U.S. Has Given Afghanistan $11 Billion in Aid Since Disastrous Biden Withdrawal

    11/04/2023 12:18:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 40 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 2 Nov 2023 | John Hayward
    John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), issued his latest report ... revealed the United States and its allies have supported the Afghan economy with “cash shipments” averaging $80 million that “arrive in Kabul every 10-14 days” ever since the Taliban takeover and President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal in 2021. The U.S. has sent over $11 billion in assistance to Afghanistan and Afghan refugees since then. ... SIGAR did not wade into the argument about the fungibility of foreign aid money that has raged ever since the Biden administration paid a $6 billion ransom to Iran for...
  • Two Years Later, the Consequences of Biden’s Botched Afghanistan Withdrawal Are Still Unfolding - How the Left’s woke religion kills.

    09/05/2023 5:29:11 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 20 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 5 Sep, 2023 | Robert Spencer
    Two years later, people are still paying the price for the catastrophe of Old Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. And people will be paying the price for decades to come. The Associated Press reported on August 22 that “more than 200 extrajudicial killings of former Afghan government officials and security forces have taken place since the Taliban took over the country two years ago, according to a U.N. report.” These were people the Taliban had promised not to kill, but as Muhammad said, “War is deceit” (Bukhari 4.52.268). Nine days before that, the Daily Mail reported that “militants who left...
  • Two Years Later, We Know The Deadly Fall Of Kabul Didn’t Have To Happen This Way

    08/14/2023 9:51:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 08/14/2023 | JERRY DUNLEAVY AND JAMES HASSON
    Abbey Gate, Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan — Aug. 26, 2021The crowd was packed shoulder to shoulder. Every man, woman, and child shouted and waved pieces of paper — their contents indiscernible — in frantic attempts to gain the attention of the U.S. Marines and Air Force special operators standing on the wall above them. The promise of a new life lay just beyond the Americans guarding the gates. Sunset was less than an hour away, but the temperature exceeded 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and the air was filled with the stench of sweat and human excrement from the desperate...
  • Outrage Ensues After Family of Marine Killed in Afghanistan Withdrawal is Forced to Pay to Transport Her Body

    07/25/2023 8:50:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/25/2023 | Bonchie
    With all that’s happened, much of it negative, during the Biden administration, it’s easy to forget just how bad the withdrawal from Afghanistan was. With time, things fade, but the disaster that unfolded remains one of the lowest points in American history. That it was completely preventable, caused by one arrogant, egotistical man only makes the situation more tragic.As American troops oversaw the emergency evacuation of remaining US personnel, which was only necessary because of the total collapse of the Afghan military, suicide bombers targeted one of the entry gates to Kabul’s main airport. The results were horrific, with hundreds...
  • Biden says 'I was right' about the disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal in response to damning State Department report slamming HIS administration's failure to plan for the chaos

    06/30/2023 4:17:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/30/23 | Wills Robinson
    A defiant President Joe Biden stood by his decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and shrugged off a damning State Department report condemning his administration's failure to prepare for the country's rapid collapse. He was responding to the Supreme Court's decision to block his $400 billion student loan forgiveness plan when a reporter asked for his reaction to the internal review of events leading to chaotic scenes in Kabul in August 2021. 'Remember what I said? I said al-Qaeda wouldn't be there. I said we'd get help from the Taliban. What's happening now? What's going on? Read your press. I...
  • Counteroffensive Will Trigger ‘Russian Withdrawal’ This Summer, Claims Ukraine Defence Minister

    05/31/2023 6:21:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 05/31/2023 | KURT ZINDULKA
    The long-awaited Ukrainian counteroffensive will force a “withdrawal” of Russian forces, Defence Minister Oleksiy Reznikov claimed in an interview on Tuesday. Ukraine’s Defence Minister said that the continued objective of his embattled government is to “liberate the occupied territories” including the breakaway Donbas areas of Luhansk and Donetsk, both of which have self-declared to be independent Republics aligned with Moscow, and the Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia in 2014 under the watch of the Obama administration.
  • White House: You Can’t Compare Border to Afghanistan Withdrawal — ‘Not Chaos’ at Border, ‘at Least Not Right Now’

    05/12/2023 6:05:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/12/2023 | Ian hatchett
    On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” White House National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby criticized comparisons between the situation on the border and the withdrawal from Afghanistan and stated that “it’s not chaos down there at the border, at least not right now.”
  • Is There Accountability For Biden's Botched Afghan Withdrawal?

    04/18/2023 9:29:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Real Clear Wire ^ | 04/18/2023 | Rep. Mark Green
    Nineteen months ago, the last U.S. soldier was lifted out of Afghanistan, but hundreds of Americans were left behind in a country overrun by the Taliban and abandoned by President Biden. Yet in a recent press conference, Pentagon Spokesperson John Kirby had the audacity to state that he was proud of the withdrawal from Afghanistan. This followed the release of a report from the Biden administration that lays the blame for this withdrawal at the feet of President Trump, taking little to no responsibility. This is a sign of failed leadership. President Biden seems to forget that a year and...
  • Lindsey Graham: White House’s Report on Afghanistan Withdrawal a ‘Political Whitewash’

    04/09/2023 10:10:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/09/2023 | Pam Key
    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that the newly released Afghanistan withdrawal report by the Biden administration is a “political whitewash.” Anchor Shannon Bream said, “We got the report this week which said President Biden’s choices how to withdraw were constrained by conditions created by his predecessor. He said this special immigrant visa program had been starved with resources, and the Taliban had been emboldened by engaging in peace talks without including our allies. They talk about the release of 5,000 Taliban fighters from prison. Is it fair to say any of those...
  • Biden admin review of Afghanistan withdrawal repeatedly blames Trump

    04/06/2023 12:24:02 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 04/06/2023 | Chris Pandolfo | Fox News
    The White House on Thursday released its review of President Biden's fumbled withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021, dropping the long-awaited report days before the Easter holiday while former President Donald Trump's indictment dominates headlines. In a 12-page outline, Biden officials defend the president's decision to withdraw, calling his decision to end the two decades-long war "the right thing for the country." The report does not appear to acknowledge any mistakes made by Biden. However, the document repeatedly criticizes the Trump administration for constraining the conditions of American evacuation, during which 13 American soldiers died in a suicide bombing while protecting...
  • China becomes a roach motel for foreign investors: China goes the pariah state route and refuses to let investors withdraw their money from the country

    03/06/2023 7:56:27 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/06/2023 | Monica Showalter
    Thinking about putting your money into China?Think again. According to what respected emerging markets investor Mark Mobius described, the place has become a roach motel for investors. Money goes in, but now it can't come out.According to Asia Financial:In an interview on Fox Business, the billionaire, now 86, cautioned other investors to be “very, very careful” about investing in an economy under a tight government grip.“I have an account with HSBC in Shanghai. I can’t take my money out. The government is restricting flow of money out of the country,” Mobius, founder of Mobius Capital Partners, said in an interview...
  • Israel joins 140 Countries in UN vote calling on Russia to end military occupation of Ukraine; 7 Countries Refuse to Vote for Withdrawal

    02/24/2023 7:55:52 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    The Cradle ^ | 02/24/2023
    On 23 February, Israel joined 140 other UN member states voting in favor of a nonbinding resolution that calls for Russia to end hostilities in Ukraine and withdraw its forces.“For the past year, Israel has stood alongside the people of Ukraine in solidarity both on the ground and here in the UN,” Tel Aviv’s UN envoy Gilad Erdan said following the vote. The resolution, drafted by Ukraine in consultation with its western allies, passed 141-7, with 32 abstentions. Belarus, Nicaragua, Russia, Syria, North Korea, Eritrea, and Mali were the only member states to vote against the resolution.Israel’s condemnation of Russia’s...
  • Trump ordered 'immediate' troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and Somalia in December 2020 because he 'knew he lost' the election and wanted Biden to deal with it - despite warnings it would be 'catastrophic', January 6 committee

    10/13/2022 8:19:42 PM PDT · by algore · 93 replies
    Donald Trump ordered a complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Somalia after he lost the 2020 election, the January 6 committee said at their Thursday hearing. The memo was written to the acting Secretary of Defense on November 11 to take effect on January 15, 2021 - just before President Joe Biden was meant to take office. The revelation was made by GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who is retiring from Congress at the end of this year after facing opposition from Trump over his re-election. Trump National Security Council Official Gen. Keith Kellogg said he warned the former...
  • US Army colonel is branded a MURDERER by ex-special forces for condemning four bus-loads of 300 ORPHANS, Americans and Christians to death at hands of Taliban - after ordering them off Kabul Airport during chaotic withdrawal a year ago

    08/27/2022 8:16:21 PM PDT · by hillarys cankles · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 August 2022 | Alex Hammer
    A US Army colonel is being slammed as a murderer for turning away four bus-loads of Americans, friendly Afghans, and 300 orphans during the country's evacuation from Kabul Airport last year - likely condemning them to their deaths. The order from the unnamed colonel was delivered on August 25, less than a week before the last troops were withdrawn from the country as the Taliban tightened their grip on the city. Tim Kennedy, the former MMA fighter turned soldier, was among those who witnessed the incident. He told a new Amazon Prime Video documentary called Send Me Tim Kennedy: ‘(We)...
  • Graham Blasts Biden’s Afghanistan Withdrawal — ‘This Decision Was Against Sound Military Advice’

    08/16/2022 9:26:20 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/16/2022 | Trent Baker
    Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) weighed in on the one-year mark of President Joe Biden’s botched withdrawal out of Afghanistan that led to the death of 13 U.S. soldiers. Graham slammed Biden for going “against sound military advice” with his “political decision.” “Number one, this decision was against sound military advice,” Graham emphasized. “The military told president Biden we needed a residual force to avoid what happened. Biden became General Biden, and … the rest is history. We can talk about this all day long. It makes me sick to my stomach. I’ve been...
  • Biden's Nominee to Lead ICE Withdraws from Consideration

    06/27/2022 5:47:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Townhall ^ | 06/27/2022 | Rebecca Downs
    On Monday night, Ed Gonzalez signaled that he was withdrawing himself from consideration as President Joe Biden's nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The Hill, in highlighting a series of tweets from Gonzalez announcing the decision, mentioned that the nominee has faced domestic violence allegations.Gonzalez's tweets indicated he announced his decision to the president on Sunday, and that he had made the decision "after prayerfully considering what's best for our nation, my family, and the people of Harris County who elected me to serve a second term as Sheriff."1/5 On Sunday, I informed President Biden's administration that I...
  • Over 300 Companies Have Withdrawn from Russia - But Some Remain: Here's is a List of Those Who Have Withdrawn and Those Who Remain

    03/08/2022 9:45:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Since Putin's devastating invasion of Ukraine began, 300 companies have announced their withdrawal from Russia in protest.Nevertheless, some western companies have continued to operate in Russia undeterred; we identify several dozen companies with particularly significant exposure to Russian markets. In the days since we initially published our list, many of the "remain" companies have responded to public backlash and decided to withdraw, and we are continuously revising our list to reflect these decisions as they are made. The full, current list of companies that have curtailed operations in Russia as well as those that remain, as of March 8, can...
  • Biden: ‘I’m Rejecting’ Claims in Army Report We Weren’t Prepared for Afghanistan Withdrawal, But I Wasn’t Told We Were Prepared

    02/10/2022 5:21:36 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/10/2022 | Ian hatchett
    During a portion of an interview with NBC aired on Thursday’s edition of “NBC Nightly News,” President Joe Biden dismissed the accounts in an Army report that the administration wasn’t prepared for the withdrawal from Afghanistan but denied he was told that administration officials were prepared and knew it was time to leave. Host Lester Holt asked, “I have to draw your attention to that Army report, an investigative report that’s come out about the lead-up to the withdrawal from Afghanistan. It interviewed many military officials and officers who said the administration ignored the handwriting on the wall, another described...
  • Pentagon Commander exposes Jill Biden…

    02/10/2022 1:08:31 PM PST · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    https://citizenfreepress.com ^ | Posted by Kane on February 10, 2022 3:26 pm
    Full story at Daily Mail… https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10498941/Commander-charge-Kabul-evacuation-slams-White-House-distraction-chaos.html