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“The U.S. has abandoned Kabul, but America’s former client in Islamabad still holds leverage over the superpower it helped defeat”

BLOOMBERG How Pakistan Won the War in Afghanistan by Eli Lake September 9, 2021 For much of the war on terror that began after 9/11, Pakistan played a double game. It occasionally helped track and detain al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders. … Continue reading

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“As the post-9/11 chapter closes, a new one begins, marked above all by the end of American deterrence and the eclipse of American power”

FEDERALIST Our Defeat In Afghanistan Is Only The Beginning by John Daniel Davidson September 2, 2021 …As we learn more in the coming weeks and months about the fecklessness and deceit of the Biden administration’s Afghanistan withdrawal — including Biden’s … Continue reading

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“Brzezinski recognized that his policies brought about the Taliban and said it was worth it”

THE LID Zbigniew Brzezinski’s REAL Legacy: Creating The Taliban & al Qaeda, Promoting Antisemitism by Jeff Dunetz June 8, 2017 Zbigniew Brzezinski passed away two weeks ago. Unlike the obituaries published after his death, It is time to tell the … Continue reading

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Say It Like It Is

A rare exception for me–posting a Thomas Friedman article–but here goes. NEW YORK TIMES by Thomas L. Friedman January 20, 2015 ….When you don’t call things by their real name, you always get in trouble. And this administration, so fearful … Continue reading

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Obama Frees a Nuclear Terrorist

FRONT PAGE by Daniel Greenfield December 31, 2014 ….It was no wonder that Mohammad Zahir had been rated as posing a high risk, but Obama had already freed a number of other high risk Guantanamo Bay detainees. Yet Zahir was … Continue reading

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Obama Fails to Blame Taliban for Mass School Murder in Pakistan

WEEKLY STANDARD by Daniel Halper December 16, 2014 President Obama’s statement condemning the mass murder in a Pakistan school fails to blame the perpetrators, the Taliban….As NBC reports….The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the assault, which appeared to be targeting … Continue reading

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We left, ISIS stayed. 5 Key Implications if Baghdad Falls to ISIS

PJ MEDIA by Patrick Poole October 14, 2014 Reports that ISIS has surrounded Baghdad and is quickly closing in on the Baghdad International Airport (armed with MANPADS, no less) are troubling. Baghdad itself has been rocked by a series of … Continue reading

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A Muslim comments on Muslim double standards

TORONTO SUN by Tarek Fatah July 15, 2014 If there is a God, he has some explaining to do. On the one hand he tells us Muslims in the Qur’an that we are “the best of peoples, evolved for mankind”, … Continue reading

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How the Taliban got their hands on modern US missiles

NEW YORK POST By Kenneth R. Timmerman June 8, 2014 The Obama administration isn’t only giving the Taliban back its commanders — it’s giving them weapons. Miliary records and sources reveal that on July 25, 2012, Taliban fighters in Kunar … Continue reading

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