September 17, 2021

GOP Sen. Risch: Biden Admin. Calling Taliban a Government Is Recognizing a Terrorist ‘Coup’ and a ‘Slap in the Face’ to Veterans

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. James Risch (R-ID) stated that the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan was a “coup” against the democratically-elected government in Afghanistan “that a lot of men and women in the United States gave blood for” and the Biden administration calling the Taliban a government is “obscene.”…

Afghan Central Bank’s $10 Billion in Reserves Remain Off Limits to Taliban

The U.S. has successfully prevented the Taliban terror group from accessing roughly $10 billion in reserves in Afghanistan’s central bank, the New York Post reported Tuesday. While assessing Afghanistan’s rapidly deteriorating economy following the Taliban’s takeover of the country last month, the Post cited a September 8 article by Bloomberg News detailing how the U.S.…

Austin: Taliban Is Cooperating with Getting Citizens Out, I Wouldn’t ‘Infer’ Any Other Cooperation from That

During an interview with MSNBC aired on Saturday, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stated the Taliban is cooperating with the U.S. in its efforts to get American citizens out of the country, but he won’t take from that, “anything for the future. I would say that they’re cooperating with us on this narrow set of…

Why Can’t We All Get Along? U.N. Chief Guterres Wants Taliban ‘Dialogue’ with ‘Feeling’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pleaded for the world to unite as one Thursday and engage the Taliban in dialogue that included a “feeling” of solidarity with the Afghan people now ruled by the hardline Islamic terrorist group. The call for talks and more talks came 24-hours after the globalist said the Taliban needs U.N. humanitarian…

Taliban Paints over George Floyd Mural in Kabul with ‘Victory Slogans’

AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Taliban terrorists in Kabul have started painting over murals that adorn the capital’s streets, including one of George Floyd, with “victory slogans” applauding the establishment of their Islamic Caliphate. The Guardian reported the jihadist organization started to replace the street art with pictures of their flags and other Islamic slogans as they reimpose their…

Taliban to the West: ‘You Should Not Be Changing Our Culture’

A spokesperson for the Taliban has cautioned the United States regarding potential future interferences with their culture and treatment of women in Afghanistan. According to Fox News, Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen has advised the U.S. not to attempt to change or manage any cultural practices that the Taliban implements under an impending regime. Shaheen told Fox…

NBC: CA Family Stranded in Afghanistan 15 Hours Away from Kabul, Having Issues Communicating While Trying to Avoid Taliban

On Thursday, NBC San Diego Political Reporter Priya Sridhar reported that Cajon Valley Union School District Superintendent Dr. David Miyashiro told her that the family from the school district stuck in Afghanistan has had problems due to the fact that they’re 15 hours away from Kabul and that communication has also been an issue because they’ve been…

Afghan President Warned of Taliban ‘Invasion’ but Joe Biden Focused on ‘Perception’

A leaked transcript and audio recording of a call between President Joe Biden and then-Afghan President Ashraf Ghani about three weeks before Kabul fell showed that as the Afghan president warned of a Taliban “invasion,” Biden pressed him to change the “perception.” According to a report by Reuters, in a 14 minute call between Biden…

‘Tonight We Celebrate in Style’: Taliban Puts on Fireworks Show After U.S. Departure

Taliban terrorists organized a fireworks display over Kabul in the early morning hours of Tuesday to celebrate the departure of the last American troops from the country, allegedly for the foreseeable future. Jihadists in the streets of the capital also celebrated with widespread shouting and gunfire, causing so much noise that Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid…

Biden State Department Falsely Denies Taliban, Terrorist Haqqani Network Ties

The Biden State Department made the astounding claim Friday that the Taliban and its brother organization, the Haqqani Network, are “separate entities.” In truth, the two are tightly linked, and many of the top Haqqani leaders – including self-described “Kabul chief of security” Khalil Ur-Rahman Haqqani – are also high-ranking Taliban officials. Terrorism experts were…

McCaskill: ‘Speed with Which the Taliban Took over Validates Joe Biden’s Decision’

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), now an NBC News contributor, said Monday on MSNBC ‘s “Deadline” that the speed at which the Taliban took over Afghanistan once President Joe Biden withdrew the U.S. military validated his decision to leave the country. McCaskill said, “I think it’s hard to draw away from the heartbreaking chaos we’ve…

Taliban Gloats, Shoots Off Fireworks After Last US Flight Departs Kabul

Taliban fighters took to the streets of Kabul Monday to celebrate the last U.S. evacuation flight out of Afghanistan as America’s longest war ended. Fireworks were seen in the distance outside Hamid Karzai International Airport Monday evening as the Taliban advanced on what was a US controlled airport just hours earlier, according to the Daily…

Report: Taliban Offered Biden Control of Kabul, but He Declined

The chaos in Afghanistan could have reportedly been avoided altogether if President Joe Biden had accepted the Taliban’s initial offer for the U.S. to have full control of Kabul and the airport. According to a report from the Washington Post, as the Taliban began taking control of Afghanistan, senior U.S. military leaders met with Taliban political…

Blinken Claims US Never Gave Taliban Lists Of Names, Then Details Names US Gave The Taliban

Secretary of State Antony Blinken claimed Sunday that the United States had not given lists of American citizens and allies to the Taliban. Blinken joined “Meet the Press” with NBC’s Chuck Todd and disputed the accuracy of reports indicating U.S. officials had handed over lists of people the Taliban should allow through checkpoints and into…

Rubio: ‘We Just Donated an Air Force to the Taliban’

Tuesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) hammered the Biden administration for its handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, which included U.S. military equipment having been left behind. Rubio urged President Joe Biden not to adhere to a date certain, but instead of fulfilling the goal of withdrawing all  U.S. assets from the Central…

Watch: Angry Afghan Screams ‘Go to Hell, Biden!’ as Taliban Take Over

Video captured an angry Afghan man raging at reporters outside the British Embassy in Kabul this week, screaming “go to hell, Biden!” amid the chaos unfolding as the Taliban take over the country. The passionate moment occurred during an ITV News report profiling the chaos outside the British Embassy where crowds flooded the makeshift entrance as…

FACT CHECK: Did The Taliban Sentence 229 Christian Missionaries To Death?

An image shared on Facebook claims 229 Christian missionaries were recently sentenced to death by “Afghan Islamists.” Facebook/Screenshot Verdict: False There is no evidence the Taliban recently sentenced 229 Christian missionaries to death. The post appears to be an iteration of a hoax that circulated over the years. Fact Check: The message about 229 Christian…

Taliban in U.S. Military Gear Mocks Iconic WWII Photo of Marines Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

An elite Taliban unit released propaganda images this week, including one mocking the iconic World War Two photo of U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima. In the propaganda image, the Taliban fighters are shown raising their flag while wearing what appears to be U.S. and U.S. ally-made military gear. “The Taliban’s Badri 313 Battalion…

‘Unconscionable’: Taliban Has Seized UH-60 Black Hawks, Other High-Tech American Equipment, Republicans Say In Letter To White House

The Taliban has seized a variety of high-tech weaponry, 25 Republican senators said in a letter to the White House demanding a full accounting of the lost equipment. The GOP senators led by Select Committee on Intelligence Ranking Member Marco Rubio said they were “horrified” to see U.S. weaponry such as UH-60 Black Hawk combat…

Afghanistan: Taliban Opens Fire on Hundreds of Protesters Fighting for National Flag

Hundreds of civilians in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, took the streets on Wednesday to protest the replacement of the national flag in public spaces with the emblem of the Taliban, prompting Taliban jihadists to open fire into the crowd. Jalalabad was reportedly the last city in Afghanistan to fall to the Taliban before the dramatic seizure of…

Four More Cities Fall to the Taliban in 12 Hours

Taliban terrorists claim they added the capitals of Herat, Kandahar, Badghis, and Helmand provinces to their string of conquests in about 12 hours on Thursday, moving on to attack government forces in the heart of two more provinces, Ghor and Zabul. Afghanistan’s Tolo News reported parts of the four ostensibly captured cities are still partly…

‘Dark Hour’: Trump, Pence Scold Joe Biden as Taliban Overtakes Kabul

Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence issued blistering statements against the Biden administration as Afghanistan fell to the Taliban following the dramatic seizure of Kabul, now termed “Biden’s Saigon.” “What Joe Biden has done with Afghanistan is legendary,” Trump said in a statement shared on Twitter. “It will go down as…

Taliban Declares Victory, ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’

Taliban officials declared victory and the restoration of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan after occupying the presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday. Appearing in a Twitter video alongside other Taliban leaders, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the group’s cofounder, pronounced victory in the battle for the nation. “We have achieved an unexpected victory,” he said. “Now…

Blinken: Biden Open to Working with Taliban if It ‘Upholds the Basic Rights of Its People’

American Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a CNN interview on Sunday that the administration of President Joe Biden “can work with and recognize” a Taliban government in Afghanistan that respects women and “doesn’t harbor terrorists.” The Taliban, the jihadist organization that ruled Afghanistan prior to the U.S. invasion of that country in 2001,…

CNN’s Ward: Taliban ‘Chanting ‘Death to America’ but They Seem Friendly at the Same Time’

Monday on CNN’s “New Day,” network chief international correspondent Clarissa Ward delivered a report from the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, after Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani reportedly fled the country upon the arrival of Taliban forces. Ward said it is “clear” the Taliban is now back in “charge” of Afghanistan. “As soon as we leave our…

Biden Deploys More Troops To Afghanistan To Protect ‘Those At Special Risk From The Taliban Advance’

President Joe Biden authorized about 5,000 troops to deploy to Afghanistan to ensure the safe evacuation of U.S. and allied personnel, according to a White House statement Saturday. Biden said the deployment will protect “those at special risk from the Taliban advance” and ordered “our armed forces and our intelligence community to ensure that we…

Taliban Overrun Home of U.S. Ally as Biden ‘Braces for Brutal Loss’ in Afghanistan

Taliban fighters have conquered the city of Mazar-e-Sharif, ransacking the palatial home of General Rashid Dostum, a U.S.-aligned warlord, as President Joe Biden “braces for a brutal loss,” in the words of Axios, a D.C. political news website. Dostum helped lead the initial movement to overthrow the Taliban after the terror attacks of 9/11. He had…

Trump: The Taliban No Longer Fears or Respects America Thanks to Biden

Former President Donald Trump slammed President Joe Biden in a statement Saturday night, saying that “Biden gets it wrong every time on foreign policy,” and because of that, the Taliban no longer fears or respects America. Trump said in his statement that “everyone knew” that Biden would not have done a good job under pressure,…

Afghan Finance Minister Quits, Flees Country as Taliban Advances

Acting Finance Minister Khalid Payenda on Wednesday resigned his position with the government of Afghanistan and fled the country after the brutal Taliban insurgency gained control of vital border crossings and captured three more provincial capitals, bringing its total to nine. Payenda announced he would resign with a Twitter post on Tuesday:  Today I stepped…

Report: Taliban ‘Captured and Executed’ Reuters Journalist

Taliban terrorists “captured and executed” a Reuters photojournalist in July as he covered a military offensive led by the jihadist group near the Afghan city of Kandahar, an Afghan security official claimed to India Today on Tuesday. “Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was captured and executed by the Taliban in what was first reported as a…

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