Afghanistan News Links 30-31 August 2021

31 August 2021 • 16:45 — The New Dark Age

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

Let’s Take The Profit Out Of Wars
https://popularresistance.org/lets-take-the-profit-out-of-wars/

The Shadow of Afghanistan Affects the Taiwan Problem
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/31/the-shadow-of-afghanistan-affects-the-taiwan-problem/

The Taliban’s Takeover Of Afghanistan Was The US’ Greatest Intel Failure Ever
https://orientalreview.org/2021/08/31/the-talibans-takeover-of-afghanistan-was-the-us-greatest-intel-failure-ever/

Resistance Forces Repel Taliban Attack In Panjshir Once Again
https://southfront.org/resistance-forces-repel-taliban-attack-in-panjshir-once-again/

America’s catastrophic miscalculation: 20 years of disaster in Afghanistan, by the numbers
https://www.rt.com/news/533504-20-years-afghanistan-numbers/

This is what a dying empire looks like

Reflections On Events In Afghanistan (X)
https://orientalreview.org/2021/08/31/reflections-on-events-in-afghanistan-x/

Iran: an Unexpected and Pleasant Gift from the US
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/31/iran-an-unexpected-and-pleasant-gift-from-the-us/

Primakov Doctrine
https://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2021/08/primakov-doctrine.html

China News Links 27-30 August 2021
https://williambowles.info/2021/08/30/china-news-links-27-30-august-2021/

Media Bury Story That US May Have Fired On Crowd At Airport
https://popularresistance.org/media-bury-story-that-us-may-have-fired-on-crowd-at-airport/

UK rubbishes claims Kabul airport gate was kept open to allow British evacuation to continue before deadly suicide bombing
https://www.rt.com/news/533514-us-britain-raab-kabul-attack/

Last U.S. Aircraft Left Kabul, Taliban Celebrate Independence Of Afghanistan (Videos)
https://southfront.org/last-u-s-aircraft-left-kabul-taliban-celebrate-independence-of-afghanistan-videos/

WATCH: Taliban ‘celebrates’ last American troops fleeing Afghanistan… ‘firing more ammo than in actual combat’ – RT correspondent
https://www.rt.com/news/533497-gunfire-afghanistan-us-troops/

‘War is over – Taliban won’: FINAL US flight leaves Kabul airport, ending Afghanistan airlift
https://www.rt.com/news/533489-us-withdrawal-complete-afghanistan/

Beijing Asks Washington To Resume Dialogue With The Taliban
https://southfront.org/beijing-asks-washington-to-resume-dialogue-with-the-taliban/

UNICEF says SEVEN children were killed in Kabul drone strike that US said targeted ISIS-K terrorists
https://www.rt.com/news/533482-unicef-kabul-drone-strike-children/

‘Americans opened fire fearing next explosion’: Witnesses of chaotic Kabul suicide bombing aftermath speak to RT
https://www.rt.com/news/533460-americans-shooting-civilians-kabul-bombing/

What Russia, China & U.S. Are Afraid Of Following The Fall Of Afghanistan Government? https://southfront.org/what-russia-china-u-s-are-afraid-of-following-the-fall-of-afghanistan-government/

WHO delivers first medical shipment to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan after opening air bridge
https://www.rt.com/news/533465-who-afghanistan-air-bridge-emergency/

RAWA responds to the Taliban takeover


BBC ‘News’

Afghanistan: ‘Struggle to survive or race to escape’ on streets of Kabul
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58393245

Afghanistan: Dominic Raab says UK must face new Taliban reality

Afghanistan: Pen Farthing sorry for foul-mouthed message to aide
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-58385521

Afghanistan: Dominic Raab says UK must face new Taliban reality
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58389977

Afghanistan: Last US military flight departs ending America’s longest war
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58390085

Newspaper headlines: ‘Fury’ and ‘chaos’ as last US flight leaves Kabul
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-58389471

The last US soldier leaves Afghanistan
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58390310

Afghanistan: ‘A new chapter has begun’ says US
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58389752

Afghanistan: Fleeing the Taliban into Pakistan and leaving dreams behind
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58380551

Left behind in Afghanistan: If I can’t get out, I’ll die

From Bush to Biden: One war, four US presidents on Afghanistan
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-58352128

Gunfire as Taliban celebrate US leaving Afghanistan
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58389771

Taliban are back – what next for Afghanistan?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-49192495

Afghanistan: UK urges co-operation on safe passage for eligible Afghans
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58388132

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