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Afghan Fiasco To Have Repercussions In Iraq And Beyond – OpEd

In a recent speech, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah described US President Joe Biden’s decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan as an American defeat. “All eyes have turned toward the US occupations in Iraq and Syria,” he added. America’s military indecisiveness in Syria, mismanagement in Iraq and its many recurrent …

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Peligro de desbandada en Kabul

La comunidad internacional debería intentar mantener un pasillo humanitario abierto incluso si EEUU se desentiende a partir del 31 de agosto La comunidad internacional debería intentar mantener un pasillo humanitario abierto incluso si EEUU se desentiende a partir del 31 de agosto El derrumbamiento súbito del régimen afgano ante el …

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The Pakistani angle on the Taliban victory

Islamabad’s support for the terrorists played a crucial, largely ignored, role in recent events. The collapse of the Kabul government and the Taliban’s rapid takeover of nearly all Afghanistan has captured the attention of the world. It has led to widespread discussion of US imperial retreat, the implications for the …

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Withdrawal can’t sweep away terrorists or their ambitions

The 24/7 coverage of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has neglected to focus on four key points that will have lasting consequences and need to be addressed. The 24/7 coverage of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has neglected to focus on four key points that will have lasting consequences and need to …

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The American empire is ready to end

World management should never have been America’s task, and the Afghan misadventure should be its last imperial war. Empire, American history’s most ambitious, contradictory, and costly era, is ready to end. What began with the conquests of Hawaii and the Philippines more than 120 years ago, and later produced history’s …

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Benny Gantz is confused on Iran – opinion

Benny Gantz is delusional if he thinks that a diplomatic “Plan B” – to replace the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – is going to stop Iran’s nuclear weapon. Defense Minister Benny Gantz may very well be correct in his assessment, which he shared with 60 ambassadors in Tel Aviv …

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A fuga que se adivinha

Apesar de, nos últimos meses, a questão dos refugiados não ter estado em foco nas agendas mediáticas, há migrantes que continuam a arriscar a vida no Mediterrâneo à procura de paz. Com a crise no Afeganistão, o fluxo terá tendência a aumentar. Se, numa primeira fase, Portugal vai receber 50 …

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