Afghanistan News Links 28-29 August 2021

29 August 2021 • 21:00 — The New Dark Age

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

The Futility Of The Afghan War And “War On Terror”
https://popularresistance.org/the-futility-of-the-afghan-war-and-war-on-terror/

India reaches out to Russia to break out of regional isolation over Afghanistan
https://williambowles.info/2021/08/29/india-reaches-out-to-russia-to-break-out-of-regional-isolation-over-afghanistan/

What A Truly Humanitarian Response In Afghanistan Would Look Like
https://popularresistance.org/what-a-truly-humanitarian-response-in-afghanistan-would-look-like/

Biden Vows New Strikes In Retaliation
https://popularresistance.org/biden-vows-new-strikes-in-retaliation/

Blowback: Taliban target US intel’s shadow army
http://thesaker.is/blowback-taliban-target-us-intels-shadow-army/

Terror Attacks in Kabul Suspiciously on Cue… Who Gains?

Explosion reported in Kabul, photos show smoke over city

U.S. Preparing For Another Attack In Kabul, While European Allies Push UN To Protect Afghans
https://southfront.org/u-s-preparing-for-another-attack-in-kabul-while-european-allies-push-un-to-protect-afghans/

US embassy in Afghanistan urges Americans to avoid traveling to Kabul airport due to ‘specific, credible threat’
https://www.rt.com/news/533363-kabul-airport-specific-threat/

As Biden Abandoned Afghan Allies, Retired US Special Ops Hatched “Operation Pineapple Express” – Rescuing Over 600 From Taliban Slaughter
https://southfront.org/as-biden-abandoned-afghan-allies-retired-us-special-ops-hatched-operation-pineapple-express-rescuing-over-600-from-taliban-slaughter/

‘Clear attack on Afghan territory’: Taliban condemns US strike allegedly targeting ISIS ‘planner’ behind deadly Kabul blast
https://www.rt.com/news/533350-taliban-us-drone-strike/

Forget Wars on Covid and Terror: War on Climate Collapse Is the Only War of Necessity for Human Survival
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/forget-wars-on-covid-and-terror-war-on-climate-collapse-is-the-only-war-of-necessity-for-human-survival/

Guerrilla warfare has key advantages over U.S. imperialism
https://seeyouin2020.blogspot.com/2021/08/guerrilla-warfare-has-key-advantages.html

Afghanistan: Biden says another Kabul airport attack likely
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58369922

Afghanistan: Chinese Reconstruction vs. US Sanctions
https://landdestroyer.blogspot.com/2021/08/afghanistan-chinese-reconstruction-vs.html

The Papers: UK out of Afghanistan and blame game erupts
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-58372596

Terror Attacks in Kabul Suspiciously on Cue… Who Gains?
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/terror-attacks-in-kabul-suspiciously-on-cue-who-gains/

Friday’s Saturday or Saturday’s Friday…
https://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2021/08/fridays-saturday-or-saturdays-friday.html


BBC News

Afghanistan: Final flights arriving as UK’s campaign ends
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58377805

Afghanistan: US drone strike ‘eliminates airport bomb threat’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58372458

John Simpson on Afghanistan: A country abandoned
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/58377984

Afghanistan: Taxi driver, shopkeeper: UK victims of Kabul attack
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58377804

Afghanistan: ‘Thousands more left behind…and feel terrified’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58374153

Afghan Paralympians’ arrival a ‘message of hope’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/58370947

Afghanistan: Pen Farthing and animals ‘safe’ after leaving Kabul
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-58370218

Afghanistan: British ambassador home as last UK troops leave
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58372437

Afghanistan: Black Hawks and Humvees – military kit now with the Taliban
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58356045

Herat under the Taliban: residents on the new rulers
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58346909

Afghanistan: ‘I helped the US military, now help me save my family’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58349434

Afghanistan: The local people helping refugees in the UK
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58319846

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