Afghanistan News Links 29-30 August 2021

30 August 2021 • 16:00 — The New Dark Age

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

Chris Hedges: The Empire Does Not Forgive
https://www.mintpressnews.com/chris-hedges-afghanistan-empire-does-not-forgive/278346/

Did the US Support the Growth of ISIS-K in Afghanistan?
https://www.mintpressnews.com/did-the-us-support-the-growth-of-isis-k-in-afghanistan/278339/

Viral Infographic Reveals the Shocking Amount of Military Hardware Biden Handed to the Taliban

Military Contractor CACI Says Afghanistan Withdrawal Is Hurting Its Profits. It’s Funding a Pro-War Think Tank.
https://www.globalresearch.ca/military-contractor-caci-says-afghanistan-withdrawal-hurting-profits-funding-pro-war-think-tank/5754350

Islamic State claims responsibility for rocket attack on Kabul airport, as White House says evacuation continues unhindered
https://www.rt.com/news/533451-kabul-rocket-attack-isis/

Afghan Crisis Must End America’s Empire of War, Corruption and Poverty
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/afghan-crisis-must-end-americas-empire-of-war-corruption-and-poverty/

Is The Defeat In Afghanistan Aimed At Embarrassing Russia And China?
https://orientalreview.org/2021/08/30/is-the-defeat-in-afghanistan-aimed-at-embarrassing-russia-and-china/

The Empire Does Not Forgive
https://popularresistance.org/the-empire-does-not-forgive/

Is Turkey Replacing Washington in the Bloody Relay Race?
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/30/is-turkey-replacing-washington-in-the-bloody-relay-race/

Is The Defeat In Afghanistan Aimed At Embarrassing Russia And China?
https://orientalreview.org/2021/08/30/is-the-defeat-in-afghanistan-aimed-at-embarrassing-russia-and-china/

Abandoned and Alone: Lamenting the US-Australian Alliance
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/abandoned-and-alone-lamenting-the-us-australian-alliance/

Afghanistan and the Sham of Democracy Promotion
https://www.globalresearch.ca/afghanistan-sham-democracy-promotion/5754347

Gunfire On Afghan-Pakistani Border Left Two Pakistani Soldiers Dead
https://southfront.org/gunfire-on-afghan-pakistani-border-left-two-pakistani-soldiers-dead/

ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on Kabul airport, as White House says evacuation continues unhindered
https://www.rt.com/news/533451-kabul-rocket-attack-isis/

UN refugee agency warns Afghanistan is facing a ‘greater humanitarian crisis’ as countries end evacuation efforts
https://www.rt.com/news/533450-un-refugee-afghanistan-greater-crisis/

EU foreign affairs chief proposes new reactive force, as Afghan crisis highlights bloc’s military shortfalls
https://www.rt.com/news/533445-josep-borrell-afghanistan-eu/

China Foreign Minister Slams Blinken For “Double Standards” And Fighting Terrorism “In A Selective Way”
https://southfront.org/china-foreign-minister-slams-blinken-for-double-standards-and-fighting-terrorism-in-a-selective-way/

Military Situation In Afghanistan On August 30, 2021 (Map Update)
https://southfront.org/military-situation-in-afghanistan-on-august-30-2021-map-update/

Taliban Move To Ban Opium Production, But Could It Majorly Backfire?
https://southfront.org/taliban-move-to-ban-opium-production-but-could-it-majorly-backfire/

Taliban Victory May Strengthen Pakistan in Dispute for Kashmir
https://www.asia-pacificresearch.com/taliban-victory-strengthen-pakistan-dispute-kashmir/5630627

US military says Kabul strike targeting ISIS-K may have led to ‘additional casualties’ amid reports that family of 9 perished
https://www.rt.com/news/533415-airstrike-civilian-casualities-isis-kabul/

A Political Windfall for the Taliban. Supported by the US
https://www.globalresearch.ca/political-windfall-taliban-supported-us/5754284

3 kids killed in US drone strike targeting Kabul suicide bombers – reports
https://www.rt.com/news/533408-drone-strike-children-killed-kabul/

Abandoned and Alone: Lamenting the US-Australian Alliance
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/abandoned-and-alone-lamenting-the-us-australian-alliance/

US: the Sickness Unto Death
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/us-the-sickness-unto-death/


BBC News

Afghanistan: US investigates civilian deaths in Kabul strike
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58380791

Afghanistan: UK sceptical of Taliban safe passage pledge, says minister
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58380167

The Papers: Afghans could fight for UK and British troops home
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-58380032

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