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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #120 on: August 16, 2021, 11:53:39 AM »

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #121 on: August 16, 2021, 12:10:35 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #122 on: August 16, 2021, 12:27:36 PM »
"Russia said it would not be closing its embassy because the Taliban had provided security assurances.

China expressed its readiness to develop "friendly relations" with the group.

Iran's new hardline president, Ebrahim Raisi, said the US pull-out should offer an opportunity for lasting peace in Afghanistan
." (BBC)

Interesting that all these countries that had vicious fights with the Taliban in the past are taking their time. Why does the US with all its military might on the ground is the one that appears to be running?

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #123 on: August 16, 2021, 12:32:26 PM »
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #124 on: August 16, 2021, 12:38:18 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #125 on: August 16, 2021, 01:18:14 PM »
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #126 on: August 16, 2021, 01:22:16 PM »

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #129 on: August 16, 2021, 01:49:09 PM »
Fake. Those helicopters weren't used in Saigon in 1975.

Better?




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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #130 on: August 16, 2021, 01:50:06 PM »
Problem is the current administration has vowed to undo the previous administration’s actions.
Link were they undid the insane agreement the pervious WH made with the Taliban.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #131 on: August 16, 2021, 02:03:32 PM »
Better?




Better, isn't a term I would use with any of these situations. But this is a more accurate photographic portrayal of the comparison (I posted a video).
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #132 on: August 16, 2021, 02:07:50 PM »
The sad part is that it has been going on for more than 1,000 years, with people fighting to impose their beliefs, religions, and ideologies with swords. It might be a temporary (and sometimes long) win, but is one religion or ideology indeed that strong and valid if it needs to be imposed by the power of the sword?
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #133 on: August 16, 2021, 02:29:49 PM »
https://twitter.com/alibukh49952500/status/1427292555721445382?s=21

Somewhat interesting
This. I wish I understood every Arabic groups religious views to know who is a threat and who isn't. The problem is I doubt anyone gives accurate information (Just like by Judaism) and I'm not interested in starting to look into their religion.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #134 on: August 16, 2021, 02:39:52 PM »
I wish I understood every Arabic groups religious views...I'm not interested in starting to look into their religion.
Tough to understand something you don't want to look into ;)
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #135 on: August 16, 2021, 02:52:21 PM »
Better, isn't a term I would use with any of these situations.
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(I posted a video).
Where do you think I got that picture from?  ;)

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #136 on: August 16, 2021, 03:10:55 PM »
This. I wish I understood every Arabic groups religious views to know who is a threat and who isn't. The problem is I doubt anyone gives accurate information (Just like by Judaism) and I'm not interested in starting to look into their religion.

Follow Abu Saleh on Telegram. He filters out a lot of noise and seems to be on target with both news and analysis.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #137 on: August 16, 2021, 04:21:14 PM »
Biden's speechwriters deserve a raise. To take such a mess and make it sound so beautiful - it takes special talent.

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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #138 on: August 16, 2021, 04:21:41 PM »
Puff puff pass. Someone forgot the pass part.
@Joe Biden.
Awful speech. I want what he's smoking.
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Re: Afghanistan Falls To The Taliban After US Withdrawal
« Reply #139 on: August 16, 2021, 04:22:24 PM »
Biden's speechwriters deserve a raise.
-1.
Bunch of malarkey. Focused on what's not being debated and punted on what's going wrong.
Even CNN is trashing it.
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