Afghanistan News Links 22-23 August 2021

23 August 2021 • 1 7:30 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

FIRE reported at Kabul airport amid frantic evacuation, VIDEOS show billowing smoke (update)

More than 500 tons of medical supplies unable to reach Afghanistan due to Kabul airport chaos – WHO

Child soldiers are OK if they’re anti-Taliban? AFP takes flak over photos of ‘armed’ Afghan kids waving flag of local resistance

FIRE reported at Kabul airport amid frantic evacuation, VIDEOS show billowing smoke

To Instigate Against Taliban CNN Claims Contradiction Where None Is Evident

Can Iran Influence Further Developments in Afghanistan?

What About the Women? America’s Afghanistan Guilt

Afghanistan’s Gold at the NY Fed: 1,731 Old Bars Held Since 1939

Boris Johnson Will Plead With Biden To Delay Withdrawal, As Taliban Warn Not To Prolong It

Climate Crisis, The Loss Of Land, & Settler-Colonialism’s Genocidal Reaction

Taliban captured the Entire Territory of Afghanistan with the Exception of Panjshir Province

Nasrallah: Afghanistan is worst debacle in US history, Biden hopes for civil war

Afghan security forces member killed in gunfight with ‘unknown assailants,’ as US & German troops join battle at Kabul airport

‘Better to die with dignity, under Taliban’s bullet’: Afghan staff of US embassy reportedly feel betrayed after failed evacuation

In Video: Taliban Militants Marching With Advanced Weapons Left By U.S. Forces

They Might Be Giants

Lebanon: Trouble and Misery Keep On Piling Up

Reluctant Acceptance: Responding To Afghanistan’s Refugees

Lesser Evil Politics Assure Greater Evil Economics

Lesser Evil Politics Assure Greater Evil Economics

Reflections on Events in Afghanistan-6

Afghanistan News Links 21-22 August 2021

Biden Forfeits his Afghan Victory by Defending his Deep State Advisors, by Michael Hudson

US Scrambles To Hit Hard With ‘Soft’ Power

BBC News Coverage

Afghanistan evacuations: ‘Hours not weeks’ for final UK flights

Afghanistan: People at Kabul airport flee Taliban with just a suitcase

Afghanistan: PM to press Biden to delay Kabul withdrawal

Kamala Harris joins diplomatic charm offensive in South East Asia

‘Paul Wolfowitz’ Tells Newsmax The Afghanistan War Wasted Two Trillion Dollars

Afghanistan: Every minute counts, says UK minister

Afghanistan: US ramping up Kabul evacuation effort, says Biden

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