Pentagon officials say Afghan govt’s collapse was rooted in 2020 US deal with Taliban

Senior Pentagon officials said Wednesday the collapse of the Afghan government and its security forces in August could be traced to the 2020 US agreement with the Taliban signed in Doha that promised a complete troop withdrawal. Joe Biden has faced the biggest crisis of his presidency over the withdrawal in Afghanistan, drawing criticism from […]

WATCH: GOP’s Tom Cotton gets schooled after asking Gen. Milley ‘why haven’t you resigned’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) attempted to school Gen. Mark Milley during the Tuesday hearing about the Afghanistan withdrawal, but it didn’t work out as he may have anticipated. Cotton, who previously served in the U.S. Army, demanded to know why Milley hadn’t resigned after his recommendations were rejected. Milley explained that isn’t the way military […]

U.S. State Department approves potential $500 million Saudi maintenance deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – – The U.S. State Department has approved a potential agreement covering up to $500 million in military support services for Saudi Arabia, and has sent the agreement to Congress for review, the Pentagon said on Thursday. It was the first major defense agreement for Saudi Arabia sent to Congress since President Joe […]

Republicans either can’t figure out the message on Afghanistan — or can’t stop themselves from lying: conservative

After years of lying to the American people, conservative columnist Max Boot said Wednesday that Republicans simply can’t stop themselves from continuing to do it. In his column for the Washington Post, Boot argued that Republican officials can’t decide where they stand on President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Some wanted him to exit faster. […]

Donald Trump Jr. promotes fake helicopter execution story in new Biden attack

President Donald Trump’s eldest son perpetuated the fake story of executions happening via helicopter in Afghanistan. Donald Trump Jr. created an image using President Joe Biden’s logo with a helicopter dangling a body. He certainly wasn’t the only one to push the debunked story. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) both pushed […]

‘The hypocrisy is off the charts!’ CNN host destroys Republicans for rants against Afghani allies

Republicans attacked President Joe Biden over Afghanistan during a press conference on Tuesday, but they’re having a hard time trying to decide what they are most angry at him about. While the administration got everyone out except a select few, those left behind were Afghani allies that many wanted the U.S. and other countries to […]

Stephen Miller screams at ‘clinically insane’ Joe Biden in Fox News interview about Afghan refugees

Former Trump adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday called President Joe Biden “clinically insane” for allowing Afghan refugees to live in the United States. Miller yelled at the current commander-in-chief throughout a Fox News interview after host Maria Bartiromo asked him about “refugees” that are being brought to the United States from Afghanistan. “Your thoughts on […]

Biden official fires back at CNN’s Tapper over accusation Taliban was handed a ‘kill list’

On Sunday morning, President Joe Biden’s nationals security advisor engaged in a contentious back and forth with CNN’s Jake Tapper over a report in Politico that the administration had given the Taliban alist of Americans and Afghan allies that was being used as a “kill list.” Pressed by Tapper, Jake Sullivan explained how the administration […]

Devin Nunes livid after Joe Biden has a moment of silence for fallen troops: ‘What the hell is going on?’

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) lashed out at President Joe Biden during an appearance on Newsmax on Thursday. During a briefing on the terrorist attacks at the Kabul airport that claimed the lives of 13 service members and wounded 15, Biden observed a moment of silence. President Biden observes a moment of silence honoring U.S. service […]

‘Not a day for politics’: Psaki hits back at GOP senators demanding Biden resign

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday hit back at Republicans calling for President Joe Biden’s resignation following fatal bombings outside the airport in Afghanistan. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) demanded Biden resign over the bombings, suspected to have been carried out by ISIS-K. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) demanded so many resignations that Speaker Nancy […]

DC insider hopes Afghanistan teaches US not to ‘go off on some Wall Street Journal sponsored adventure’ again

Democratic strategist James Carville explained that President Joe Biden isn’t the one who clogged the toilet that is Afghanistan. He’s merely the one flushing it. In an earlier panel discussion former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) explained that this was always going to happen because there is no good or easy way to pull out of […]

Former Bush adviser slams media for blaming Afghanistan on Biden: They ‘got it wrong from day one’

With the Taliban now in control of Afghanistan for the first time since 2001, President Joe Biden has been drawing strong criticism from both Republicans and fellow Democrats for withdrawing U.S. troops from the country. But Biden was defended from both the left and the right when conservative ABC News pundit Matthew Dowd and liberal […]

US public clear: War in Afghanistan wasn’t worth it

As corporate media amplify pro-war voices to cover developing events in Afghanistan, two polls out Sunday showed the U.S. public has little appetite for continuing the 20-year war. A new CBS News/YouGov survey, conducted August 18-20, found that 63% approve of President Joe Biden’s decision to pull troops out of Afghanistan, and just 37% disapprove. […]

Trump officials are playing fast and loose with their history on Afghanistan: CNN fact-check

Three main officials from former President Donald Trump’s administration are attempting to rewrite history on their role in Afghanistan, wrote CNN fact-checkers Sunday. While there has been a lot of criticism directed at President Joe Biden for the way in which he withdrew American troops from Afghanistan, Daniel Dale explained that Trump’s allies are playing […]

Nicolle Wallace: Trump’s own defense secretary admits he laid the groundwork for chaos in Afghanistan

The chaos in Afghanistan as the United States leaves was expected by President Joe Biden, according to an interview with ABC News. But others military experts claim that it wasn’t and that the steps taken ahead of this week laid the groundwork for chaos. MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace showed a clip of CNN International from Tuesday […]

Biden expects at least 50,000 Afghans to be flown out — but he won’t commit to staying past August

In an exclusive interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, President Joe Biden revealed that he always expected the withdrawal from Afghanistan would result in the kind of chaos that was witnessed on television over the past few days. “So you don’t think this could have been handled — this exit could have been handled better in […]

Rubio wants Biden to block TikTok in the US after Chinese government stake in subsidiary of parent company

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Republican Senator Marco Rubio urged President Joe Biden on Tuesday to block short-form video app TikTok in the United States after China took an ownership stake in a key subsidiary of ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of TikTok. The Biden administration in June withdrew a series of Trump-era executive orders […]

John Bolton says there’s no real difference between Biden and Trump on Afghanistan

John Bolton, the former national security adviser, said the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is a big mistake — and there’s no difference between the policies of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. Bolton called the abrupt pullout a “strategic mistake” for which both leaders share the blame. “Trump fully supported (withdrawing),” Bolton told […]

Do not let George W. Bush escape accountability for America’s 20-year Afghanistan disaster: MSNBC’s Hasan

While there has been plenty of finger pointing about who deserves the most blame for the disastrous ending to America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan, MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan argued on Tuesday that one person that cannot be allowed to escape accountability is former President George W. Bush. During his opening monologue, Hasan said that Bush and […]

Democrat unloads on Biden: ‘This negligence was par for the course for the last US administration’

A House Democrat unloaded on President Joe Biden’s handling of the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, which was quickly overtaken by the Taliban and descended into chaos. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) was among 10 lawmakers who gave the president a letter recommending steps for improving the nation’s stability as troops were pulled from the country, and […]

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Americans deserve assault weapons like the Taliban

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) reacted to the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan over the weekend by threatening to impeach President Joe Biden and by calling for Taliban-style gun rights in the United States. “I have my team right now working on articles of impeachment,” Greene told Real America’s Voice host Steve Bannon on Sunday. “Because […]