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  • July 21, 2021

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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