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  • September 6, 2021

Poland’s border migration crisis pays political dividends for the government – POLITICO

WARSAW – The imposition of a state of emergency by the Polish government on the border with Belarus on Monday became a political flash point, with the opposition accused of trying to prevent the media from reporting on how troops and border guards respond to migrants trying to cross the border. border. The government says…

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UN convenes aid conference for Afghanistan – POLITICO

The United Nations will hold an international conference to raise humanitarian funds for the Afghan people on September 13, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday. The Taliban-controlled country “faces an imminent humanitarian catastrophe,” Guterres said in a video posted on Twitter. The goal of the ministerial-level conference is “to advocate for more resources so…

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Wars can be won. Permanent occupations cannot.

Why Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan was not a “defeat” or a “surrender.” August 31, 2021 | 2:00 PM A villager is searched after US Army soldiers from Task Force Panther 82nd Airborne Division found weapons and a photo of Osama bin Laden at his home on Monday, September 23, 2002,…

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US officials provided the Taliban with the names of Americans and Afghan allies to evacuate

“Basically, they just put all those Afghans on a kill list,” said a defense official, who like others spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive issue. “It’s just awful and shocking and it makes you feel unclean.” When asked about POLITICO’s reports during a press conference Thursday, President Joe Biden said he was…

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ISIS Terror Threats Threaten Afghanistan Evacuation, Pentagon Assessment Warns

The window for evacuation is narrowing due to new threats, the assessment indicates, a possible motivation for the military to conclude its operation before the weekend, one of the sources said. Defense Department officials told congressional staff on Tuesday that they are trying to mitigate the threats as best as possible, according to a source.…

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Nobody cares who lost Afghanistan

The fall of Kabul is a tragedy. It is not a political responsibility for Joe Biden. August 18, 2021 | 2:00 PM President Joe Biden delivers a speech on Afghanistan in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on August 16, 2021. (Photo by Oliver Contreras / Sipa USA) (Sipa via AP…

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Australian diplomats may return to Kabul, but Afghan aides amid the fog of war

Australia is considering reestablishing a diplomatic presence in Kabul, a disturbing indication that its hasty withdrawal was “a complete fiasco”. Foreign Minister Marise Payne (Image: AAP / Lukas Coch) Months after closing its embassy in Afghanistan, Australia is considering reestablishing its diplomatic presence, the latest move in a quiet but confused withdrawal from a country…

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John Howard Picks ScoMo Political Awareness On Afghan Aid

The latest voice calling for humanitarian visas for Afghans who assisted the ADF? A former prime minister. Former Prime Minister John Howard (Image: SBS News) Days after the last Australian troops left Afghanistan, the man who first sent them there 20 years ago says the government must grant visas to Afghans who assisted the defense…

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