Tag: Taliban

Biden Admin Severely Underestimated Number of Americans Abandoned in Afghanistan

The Biden admin estimated that around 100 Americans remained in Afghanistan after its disastrous pull-out not long ago. Apparently, that was severely underestimated. According to The Washington Free Beacon: With Afghanistan in the administration’s rear-view mirror, U.S. officials are providing exact figures on the number of Americans who are still stranded and want to leave—although

United States Officials Compliment the Taliban on Recent Talks

US officials have called recent talks with the Taliban “candid and professional.” According to The Washington Free Beacon: WASHINGTON (Reuters)—The United States said on Sunday the first face-to-face meeting between senior U.S. and Taliban officials since the hardline group retook power in Afghanistan was “candid and professional“ and that the U.S. side reiterated that the Taliban would be judged on their

Taliban Using Bullets to Scatter Protesters

The Taliban is reportedly using their weapons to scatter protesters in Kabul. According to The Washington Free Beacon: (Reuters)—Taliban gunmen fired in the air on Tuesday to scatter protesters in the Afghan capital Kabul, witnesses said, as video showed scores scurrying to escape volleys of gunfire. Hundreds of men and women shouting slogans such as

Tlaib Promoted Fundraiser for Taliban-Linked Group

Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich) promoted a fundraiser for a group linked to the Taliban. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.) on Wednesday shared a tweet that advertised a fundraiser for an organization with ties to Hamas and the Taliban. Tlaib, who has a long history of anti-Semitic rhetoric, retweeted a post

GOP Lawmakers Issue Warning About Biden

Joe Biden does not have plans to keep cash out of the Taliban’s hands according to GOP Lawmakers. According to The Washington Free Beacon: As the Biden administration scrambles to evacuate American personnel from Afghanistan, it is overlooking the Taliban’s plans to seize some $10 billion in assets held by Afghanistan’s central bank, according to

Taliban Declares August 31 a Red Line

The Taliban have given Joe Biden until his proposed August 31st date to leave and that is their red line. According to The Washington Free Beacon: KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) — With thousands of desperate Afghans and foreigners crowding into Kabul’s airport in the hope of fleeing Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers, pressure grew on U.S. president Joe

Taliban Declares That the War is Over

The Taliban has declared that the war with the United States is over. According to The Washington Free Beacon: CAIRO (Reuters)—The spokesman for the Taliban‘s political office told Al-Jazeera Mubasher TV on Sunday that the war is over in Afghanistan and that the type of rule and the form of regime will be clear soon. Spokesman

Biden Could Leave Behind Navy Vet Kidnapped by Taliban

A Navy vet who was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan could be at risk of being left behind by the Biden administration. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Haqqani network operatives backed by the Taliban abducted Mark Frerichs, a civilian contractor in Afghanistan for the U.S. government, in January 2020. The government has made

Pompeo Cheers Peace Agreement Between Taliban and Afghan Government

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is cheering a new peace agreement between the Taliban and the Afghan government in Afghanistan. According to Town Hall: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is applauding a peace agreement struck between the Taliban and the Afghan government this week. “The United States welcomes the Agreement announced today by the negotiating

US Launches First Airstrike Against Taliban Following Peace Deal

The Trump administration official has confirmed an airstrike against the Taliban in Afghanistan following a peace deal with the group. The airstrike is the first since the deal. According to The Hill: The U.S. launched an airstrike against the Taliban in Afghanistan on Wednesday, days after the Trump administration signed a deal with the military