‘The tragedy of Afghanistan, 5th avenue and Gavin’s begging’ edition – RedState
I don’t have much to offer to help anyone understand why and how the Biden government so magnificently shattered the withdrawal from Afghanistan. And personally I am not optimistic that the August 31 deadline is in any way reasonable if we hope to evacuate all civilians, Afghan allies and military from the region.
But I do know that what happened yesterday at the Kabul airport, in which 13 members of our military were killed, never had to happen and is a direct result of the incompetence of the Biden administration and possibly the deal the previous administration struck with. the Biden government. Taliban (although I am less sure of the latter).
I have heard from legitimate experts that there is no way to go after ISIS-K in a retaliatory strike without boots on the ground, but that’s what Biden is. supposedly planning to do.
President Joe Biden said Thursday that he had ordered U.S. military commanders to develop plans for a retaliatory strike against ISIS-K, Afghan affiliate of the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the Deadly suicide bombings near Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Biden said the US military would develop operational plans to “attack ISIS-K assets, leadership and facilities” after a series of suicide bombings early Thursday outside the Kabul airport that killed at least 13 American soldiers as well as dozens of Afghans seeking airlift out of the country.
“We will respond with force and precision in our time, in the place we choose, in the way we choose,” Biden said on a televised program. Address.
And then there are also reports that the Taliban are requesting a “diplomatic” presence in the country and that the Biden administration is considering the request.
New: The Taliban have requested that the United States maintain a diplomatic presence in Afghanistan beyond the withdrawal of US forces on August 31. Biden’s manager is weighing the possibility. Nothing finished https://t.co/I8C4ECJSMF pic.twitter.com/RZQKXVUktI
– John Hudson (@John_Hudson) August 27, 2021
And then I ask again: Are we really leaving?
I talk about all of that on today’s show and try to balance all of the horrible news with some moments of outright courage given to us by former special operators who served in Afghanistan. and helped the spirit evacuees to safety Shelter from the dark
Moving after dark in near pitch darkness and extremely dangerous conditions, the group said it worked unofficially in conjunction with the United States military and the United States embassy to move people, sometimes a person. at the same time, or in pairs, but rarely more than once. small group, inside the wire on the US military-controlled side of Hamid Karzai International Airport.
The Pineapple Express mission was underway Thursday when the attack in Kabul occurred. Two suicide bombers are believed to have been ISIS fighters killed at least 13 U.S. service members (10 U.S. Marines, one Navy corps member, one Army soldier, and one other service member) and wounded 15 other service members, according to American officials.
There are also thoughts on a rather funny HBO spot called “Avenue 5” (trailer below); And if you can take it, there is some discussion about Gavin Newsom asking Hollywood for money.