Kabul airport attack kills US Marines

The U.S. ambassador in Kabul has told staff there that four U.S. Marines were killed in an explosion at the city’s airport and three wounded, a U.S. official with knowledge of the briefing said. Two explosions ripped through crowds of Afghans trying to enter the airport on Thursday. At least three U.S. troops were injured, … Read moreKabul airport attack kills US Marines

CIA Director William Burns held secret meeting in Kabul with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar

CIA Director William J. Burns held a secret meeting Monday in Kabul with the Taliban’s de facto leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar, in the highest-level face-to-face encounter between the Taliban and the Biden administration since the militants seized the Afghan capital, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity … Read moreCIA Director William Burns held secret meeting in Kabul with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar

Afghanistan shocking video shows people falling off plane mid-air kabul airport

The unbelievable video showed an airplane taking off from Kabul airport and at least two people falling off the giant plane. According to reports, locals near Kabul airport claimed that they saw three men holding themselves onto the wheels of the aircraft and later fell to their death.”One of the locals confirmed this and said … Read moreAfghanistan shocking video shows people falling off plane mid-air kabul airport

Bush administration hid truth on 2007 Taliban attack targeting Cheney: ‘Afghanistan Papers’ book excerpt

A new book is revealing information that Dick Cheney came much closer to being killed in 2007 than ever previously reported.. In an excerpt from “The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War,” Craig Whitlock details how the Bush administration hid the truth about an attack targeting Dick Cheney, amid fears it was losing … Read moreBush administration hid truth on 2007 Taliban attack targeting Cheney: ‘Afghanistan Papers’ book excerpt

True horror in Syria: ‘400,000 People … Live In Hell On Earth’: Bombing Of Syrian Suburbs Kills Hundreds

Reporting from NPR: In the eastern suburbs of Damascus, a region called Eastern Ghouta, nearly 500 people have been killed in a deadly escalation by the Syrian government that began Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told The Associated Press. More than 120 of the dead are children, the group says.“Airstrikes, artillery shells and … Read moreTrue horror in Syria: ‘400,000 People … Live In Hell On Earth’: Bombing Of Syrian Suburbs Kills Hundreds