• November 28, 2021

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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‘Global Britain’ is Brexit’s most enduring and egregious fallacy

In the immediate aftermath of the 2016 EU referendum, leading conservative politicians underscored their desire for the UK to remain open, inclusive and outward-oriented on the world stage – a ‘global Britain’. Now, five years later, this phrase is still being repeated incessantly, becoming a rallying cry for a conservative-led post-Brexit diplomatic renaissance. Given this,…

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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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The final failure in Afghanistan is owned by Biden

David sanger: “Mr. Biden will go down in history, rightly or wrongly, as the president who presided over a protracted and humiliating final act in the American experiment in Afghanistan. After seven months in which his administration seemed to radiate much-needed competence: vaccinating More than 70 percent of the nation’s adults, driving up jobs and…

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