September 30, 2022

Rep. McCaul on Newsmax Discussing his Interim Afghanistan Report

Stuart Scheller still speaking out about failure of Afghanistan withdrawal | REPORT

Pakistan’s Plan to Import Cheaper Coal Backfires as Afghanistan Hikes Prices

The Taliban moved to increase Afghanistan’s coal prices after Pakistan’s prime minister announced plans to import coal from Afghanistan using local currency to save foreign reserves. Coal prices in Afghanistan were raised from $90 per tonne to $200 per tonne last week as the Taliban seeks to generate revenue from its mining sector amid a…

Terrorists Bomb Boys’ School in Kabul, Afghanistan, Killing 6

Twin bomb blasts targeted a boys’ secondary school in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, killing at least six people and wounding roughly 24 others, the Kabul-based Tolo News reported. Two bombings caused by improvised explosive devices occurred in quick succession outside the Abdul Rahim Shahid boys’ high school on the morning of April 19, Kabul police…

Taliban Threatens to Attack Pakistan After Airstrikes in Afghanistan

The Taliban regime responded angrily to Pakistani airstrikes against targets in Afghanistan on Friday, denouncing the attacks as violations of Afghanistan’s territorial integrity and warning of “dire consequences” if such operations continue. Pakistan’s uneasy relationship with the Taliban took a turn for the worse on Friday when Pakistani helicopters allegedly crossed the border to launch…

Parents of Reuters Photojournalist Killed in Afghanistan Bring Taliban to Court

The parents of Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan last year, have launched legal action against the Taliban terrorist group at the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, 38, was killed on July 16, 2021 as the terrorist group gained control of the country. Siddiqui was accompanying an Afghan special…

Police Make Arrests as Confrontation With Protesters Continues at Major Canada–US Border Crossing

WINDSOR, Ont.—Police made more arrests on Feb. 13 to clear a protest blockade at a major Ontario border crossing connecting Windsor to Detroit, as the Canada–U.S. crossing. Police make an arrest at the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, Ont., while trying to clear a blockade at the Canada-U.S. border crossing, on Feb. 13, 2022. (Lisa Lin/The…

Trucker Protests: The Deeper Problem Is Canada’s Entrenched and Divisive Media-Politico Class

Commentary Signs abound that Canada’s media-politico class is losing, however temporarily, its collective mind. The signs come daily, often hourly. Or in the immortal words of Ontario Premier Doug Ford: “The cheese is slipping off the cracker.” That would be the same Doug Ford who just declared a “state of emergency” to deal with a…

As Crypto Rises, Some Bemoan Its Carbon Footprint

In the years since the still-anonymous ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ created the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, crypto has proven to be polarizing. Proponents argue that cryptocurrencies offer a transparent alternative to fiat currencies like the dollar. Crypto transactions are permanently recorded on a decentralized ledger known as a blockchain, making them potentially resistant to censorship. For political dissidents,…

Firms Rank Victoria As The Toughest Place To Do Business in Australia

Over half of Australian businesses have evaluated Victoria as the most challenging state to do business in the country, adding that they have to pay the highest taxes nationally. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) released a new report introducing its first index that ranked the cost of operating business in all states…

Sullivan Quashes Comparisons Of Afghanistan And Ukraine, Rejects ‘Miscalculation’ Claims

National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan rejected any similarities between the current evacuation of the Ukrainian Embassy to that of Afghanistan last August, maintaining that the U.S. would not be deploying thousands of troops to evacuate Americans.“Because the American people saw the United States deploy thousands of soldiers and then evacuate 124,000 people from Kabul last…

Biden: ‘I’m Rejecting’ Claims in Army Report We Weren’t Prepared for Afghanistan Withdrawal, But I Wasn’t Told We Were Prepared

During a portion of an interview with NBC aired on Thursday’s edition of “NBC Nightly News,” President Joe Biden dismissed the accounts in an Army report that the administration wasn’t prepared for the withdrawal from Afghanistan but denied he was told that administration officials were prepared and knew it was time to leave. Host Lester…

Shaheen: Leaked Afghanistan Notes Underscore My Concerns about Handling of Withdrawal

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) reacted to reporting in Axios on leaked notes from a White House meeting on the exit from Afghanistan and the National Security Council’s dismissal of the report by stating that she didn’t support Biden’s decision to withdraw and wasn’t comfortable with the execution of…

Afghanistan: Watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse before US pullout

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Months before President Joe Biden announced the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, Washington’s watchdog warned that the Afghan air force would collapse without critical American aid, training and maintenance. The report was declassified Tuesday.  The report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko, […]

Waltz: Biden’s Afghanistan Aid Will Help Taliban ‘Consolidate’ Power, Should Be Used as ‘Leverage’ and Given to Vet Groups Helping Afghans

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) argued that the Biden administration should give some of the aid money it’s sending to Afghanistan to veterans’ groups that have protected vulnerable Afghans and use the money as “as leverage in talks with the Taliban” but is instead allowing the…

Marine discharged for ripping Afghanistan withdrawal speaks out | Greg Kelly Reports on Newsmax

Marine discharged for criticizing Afghanistan withdrawal says top general should be held accountable

Former Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller was discharged from the military for speaking out against the execution of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, but now he’s pointing out how the same level of accountability should apply to Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie. Scheller explained on “Fox & Friends” Thursday that Gen. Mark Milley […]

Millions of people in Afghanistan can’t feed their families | REPORT | ‘The Count’

Deep Dive (Dec. 10): State Department to Conduct Review Into Afghanistan Withdrawal

The Senate passes a debt limit fast-track plan as lawmakers race to prevent a potentially catastrophic default. Fourteen Senate Republicans broke a filibuster to advance the debt limit process Thursday, breaking weeks of partisan deadlock on the issue. With that, Senate Democrats would be able to increase the debt limit on their own with just…

My Child Has Cancer & Obamacare Is Making Everything Worse | Christopher Briggs Interviewed on OAN

Originally aired on OAN’s “Real America with Dan Ball,” January 31, 2021 One America News Network’s Dan Ball interviews Independent Institute Publications …

Sky News Breakfast: UK was ‘not prepared’ to evacuate Afghanistan

Endangered Whale Gives Birth While Entangled in Fishing Rope

SAVANNAH, Ga.—Scientists spotted an endangered right whale dragging a length of fishing rope caught in its mouth as it swam with a newborn calf off the Georgia coast, a rare confirmation of a birth by an entangled whale that experts determined they can’t safely attempt to help. The baby whale appeared healthy and uninjured when…

Next Pandemic Could be Worse, Says Scientist Behind COVID Vaccine

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over and the next one could be worse, according to one of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. “This will not be the last time a virus threatens our lives and our livelihoods,” said Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert in excerpts released before a speech on Monday. “The truth…

Didi’s New York Exit a Further Blow to Chinese Listings in US

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE—Ride-hailing giant Didi Global’s plan to withdraw from the New York stock exchange may create an even deeper chill after this year’s drop-off in Chinese firms’ listings in the world’s most liquid market, bankers and advisers said. Chinese listings in the United States have fallen sharply since Didi debuted in New York on June…

Afghanistan: Dominic Raab denies prioritising dogs over people

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Terrorist Bombing That Killed 46 in Afghanistan

An ISIS terrorist affiliate claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack that killed dozens inside an Afghan mosque on Friday. ISIS-K, the Afghanistan branch of the Syria- and Iraq-terror organization, said one of its members was behind the blast via its Amaq news channel. The individual who was behind the attack was a Uyghur Muslim…

The Correct Response to China in the Aftermath of the Afghanistan Debacle

Commentary Chinese “wolf warriors” and their sycophants in China’s state-run media have been crowing for weeks about the strategic defeat suffered by the United States in Afghanistan. During a telephone call on Aug. 16, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi claimed that the U.S. Secretary of State expressed hope that China would help in “stabilizing Afghanistan.” Here…

Afghanistan: Women Protest ‘Shameful’ U.N. Silence on Taliban Repression

Women in Kabul, Afghanistan, organized yet another protest on Tuesday demanding the Taliban terrorist organization, which currently runs the country, allow them to return to work and re-open schools for girls. The protesters also addressed the international community – and the United Nations, in particular – demanding that self-proclaimed women’s rights advocates pressure the Taliban…

US Envoy to Afghanistan Resigns Less Than 2 Months After Withdrawal

The chief U.S. envoy to the Taliban is stepping down from his role, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Monday. U.S. ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad tendered his resignation on Monday in a letter sent to Blinken. He will be replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the deputy special representative…

Trump Blasts Gen. Milley at Save America Rally for Abandoning Military Equipment in Afghanistan

Former President Donald J. Trump blasted General Mark Milley for the abandoned military equipment in Afghanistan at the Save America Rally on October 9, in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump stated that when he was President, Milley told him, “It’s cheaper to leave the equipment than it is to take it.” “When Milley told me that,…

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