Afghanistan News Links 30 August – 1 September 2021

1 September 2021 • 18:00 — The New Dark Age

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

WATCH: Abandoned US-made hardware, empty service dog crates filmed CLOSE-UP in RT tour of Afghanistan’s Kabul airport
https://www.rt.com/news/533667-kabul-airport-tour-taliban-afghanistan/

Dozens of vehicles & Black Hawk flyover: Taliban holds military parade in Kandahar showing off seized US-made weapons (VIDEOS)
https://www.rt.com/news/533647-kandahar-taliban-victory-parade/

August 15th Fall Of Kabul Is US Empires’ Final Moment As Suez Canal Crisis Was UK’s
https://southfront.org/august-15th-fall-of-kabul-is-us-empires-final-moment-as-suez-canal-crisis-was-uks/

Droning Disasters: A US Strike on Kabul
https://southfront.org/droning-disasters-a-us-strike-on-kabul/

Most people on Germany’s Islamist watchlist hold German or dual citizenship
https://www.rt.com/news/533598-germany-islamist-watchlist-data/

The Chaotic Aftermath Of Kabul’s Airport Attacks
https://southfront.org/the-chaotic-aftermath-of-kabuls-airport-attacks/

UPDATED: ISIS Targeted Kabul International Airport With Rockets As U.S. Finalizes Withdrawal
https://southfront.org/at-least-five-rockets-target-kabul-international-airport-as-u-s-finalize-withdrawal-reports/

At Least Five Rockets Target Kabul International Airport As U.S. Finalize Withdrawal: Reports
https://southfront.org/at-least-five-rockets-target-kabul-international-airport-as-u-s-finalize-withdrawal-reports/

In Photos: Victims And Aftermath Of U.S. Strike
https://southfront.org/in-photos-victims-and-aftermath-of-u-s-strike/

US Forces Began Withdrawal From Kabul Airport
https://southfront.org/us-forces-began-withdrawal-from-kabul-airport/

US Forces Killed Afghan Civilians In ‘Panic Shooting’ Following Kabul Airport Suicide Attack (Videos)
https://southfront.org/us-forces-killed-afghan-civilians-in-panic-shooting-following-kabul-airport-suicide-attack-videos/

Two Britons, Child Of British National Killed In Kabul Airport Suicide Bombing
https://southfront.org/two-britons-child-of-british-national-killed-in-kabul-airport-suicide-bombing/

Death Toll From Kabul Airport Suicide Attack Reaches 170
https://southfront.org/death-toll-from-kabul-airport-suicide-attack-reaches-170/

Chaos At Kabul Airport: First Soldier Killed, Fire Broke Out, Flights Suspended (Videos, 18+)
https://southfront.org/chaos-at-kabul-airport-first-soldier-killed-fire-broke-out-flights-suspended-videos-18/

Pentagon Says 2,500 Americans Were Evacuated From Kabul As Chaos Continue At Hamid Karzai Airport (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/pentagon-says-2500-americans-were-evacuated-from-kabul-as-chaos-continue-at-hamid-karzai-airport-videos-photos/

Afghan Crisis Must End US’s Empire Of War, Corruption And Poverty
https://popularresistance.org/afghan-crisis-must-end-americas-empire-of-war-corruption-and-poverty/

Back to the future: Talibanistan, Year 2000
https://williambowles.info/2021/09/01/back-to-the-future-talibanistan-year-2000/

What Did the US Get Wrong About Afghanistan?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/what-did-us-get-wrong-about-afghanistan/5754592

Afghanistan Collapse Reveals Beltway Media’s Loyalty to Permanent War State
https://www.globalresearch.ca/afghanistan-collapse-reveals-beltway-media-loyalty-permanent-war-state/5754589

Biden urged Afghan President Ghani to project strength ‘whether it’s true or not,’ weeks before Taliban victory – media
https://www.rt.com/news/533637-biden-ghani-phone-call/

Russia Concerned ISIS, Other Terrorist Organizations’ Members Will Infiltrate From Afghanistan
https://southfront.org/russia-concerned-isis-other-terrorist-organizations-members-will-infiltrate-from-afghanistan/

EU should work towards ‘strategic autonomy’ to avoid another Afghanistan-like US-led quagmire, European Council president suggests
https://www.rt.com/news/533612-charles-michel-eu-security-autonomy-afghanistan/

Crimes by US military must be investigated, Beijing says after reports that American troops fired on civilians after Kabul bombing
https://www.rt.com/news/533614-afghan-taliban-china-usa-deaths/

Al-Qaeda’s Key Commander Warmly Welcomed In Afghanistan (Video)
https://southfront.org/al-qaedas-key-commander-warmly-welcomed-in-afghanistan-video/

Panjshir Resistance Willing To Negotiate With The Taliban
https://southfront.org/panjshir-resistance-willing-to-negotiate-with-the-taliban/

Most people on Germany’s Islamist watchlist hold German or dual citizenship – media
https://www.rt.com/news/533598-germany-islamist-watchlist-data/

Biden Defends Afghanistan Airlift As “Extraordinary Success”, Commits To Helping Those Left Behind
https://southfront.org/biden-defends-afghanistan-airlift-as-extraordinary-success-commits-to-helping-those-left-behind/

Taliban wants Afghan professionals to help boost country’s investment potential & create economy ‘roadmap’
https://www.rt.com/news/533583-taliban-investment-economy-roadmap/

Biden Contradicts American Intelligence Agencies By Blaming China For COVID-19 Pandemic
https://southfront.org/biden-contradicts-american-intelligence-agencies-by-blaming-china-for-covid-19-pandemic/

A Saudi Move to Deport Yemeni Professionals En Masse is Likely to Backfire Dramatically
https://www.mintpressnews.com/a-saudi-move-to-deport-yemeni-professionals-en-masse-could-backfire-dramatically/278359/

Taliban hold mock ‘funeral’ for NATO, take Black Hawk helicopter for joyrides, and show off loot at Kabul airport after US retreat
https://www.rt.com/news/533573-taliban-nato-funeral-helicopter-victory/

The U.S. Has A Plan For What’s Next in Afghanistan – It Does Not Include Peace
https://www.moonofalabama.org/2021/08/the-us-has-a-plan-for-whats-next-in-afghanistan-it-does-not-include-peace.html

Service dogs LEFT FOR DEAD in Kabul by departing US troops – reports
https://www.rt.com/news/533571-kabul-airport-rescue-dogs-cages/

7 Taliban fighters killed in clashes with Panjshir valley resistance, as challenges remain for new rulers after US exit
https://www.rt.com/news/533558-afghan-taliban-panjshir-resistance/

Up to 40,000 people left in Afghanistan are eligible for evacuation to Germany – Merkel
https://www.rt.com/news/533556-germany-afghanistan-thousands-eligible-evacuation/

Rise and rise of Qatar in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
https://www.indianpunchline.com/rise-and-rise-of-qatar-in-taliban-ruled-afghanistan/

Always Another War: America and Israel Together Against Iran
https://www.globalresearch.ca/america-israel-together-against-iran/5754512

Kabul Is Not Saigon. Afghanistan: Drug Trade and Belt and Road
https://www.globalresearch.ca/kabul-not-saigon-afghanistan-drug-trade-belt-road/5754506

UK Planning for Strikes Against ISIS in Afghanistan Says Head of Royal Air Force
https://www.globalresearch.ca/uk-planning-strikes-against-isis-afghanistan-says-head-royal-air-force/5754514

UK says it’s too early to decide how or if they will work with the Taliban
https://www.rt.com/news/533548-uk-taliban-islamic-state/

Afghanistan: A Tragically Stupid War Comes to a Tragic End
https://www.globalresearch.ca/afghanistan-tragically-stupid-war-comes-tragic-end/5754483

Bye-den – Afghanistan to be Used as the Pretext for a Harris Administration?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/bye-den-afghanistan-used-pretext-harris-administration/5754464

“Where Have All the Flowers Gone”?: “Something Surreal” About the Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal Scenario
https://www.globalresearch.ca/where-have-all-flowers-gone/5754454

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

Droning Disasters: A US Strike On Kabul
https://orientalreview.org/2021/09/01/droning-disasters-a-us-strike-on-kabul/

Shameful Fiasco in Afghanistan Brings Closer the Collapse of NATO
https://journal-neo.org/2021/09/01/shameful-fiasco-in-afghanistan-brings-closer-the-collapse-of-nato/

Droning Disasters: A US Strike on Kabul
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/droning-disasters-a-us-strike-on-kabul/

Afghanistan: Drug Trade and Belt and Road
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/afghanistan-drug-trade-and-belt-and-road/

Afghanistan Collapse reveals Beltway Media’s Loyalty to Permanent War State
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/afghanistan-collapse-reveals-beltway-medias-loyalty-to-permanent-war-state/

Afghanistan:  a military and an “aid” failure
https://dissidentvoice.org/2021/08/afghanistan-a-military-and-an-aid-failure/

Kamala Harris Reveals Washington’s Desperation to Contain China
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/31/kamala-harris-reveals-washington-s-desperation-to-contain-china/

Mekong-US Partnership: Promoting Poverty, Driving Sinophobic Hostility
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/31/mekong-us-partnership-promoting-poverty-driving-sinophobic-hostility/

Can Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi Lead Libya, and in What Direction?
https://journal-neo.org/2021/08/31/can-saif-al-islam-gaddafi-lead-libya-and-in-what-direction/

Kabul Is Not Saigon : Afghanistan: Drug Trade and Belt and Road
http://thesaker.is/kabul-is-not-saigon-afghanistan-drug-trade-and-belt-and-road/

A Letter to Americans about Afghanistan, from the Margins of Empire, by Kenn Orphan
https://dandelionsalad.wordpress.com/2021/08/31/a-letter-to-americans-about-afghanistan-from-the-margins-of-empire-by-kenn-orphan/

Did The US Support The Growth Of ISIS-K In Afghanistan?
https://popularresistance.org/did-the-us-support-the-growth-of-isis-k-in-afghanistan/

Afghan Activist: We All Deserve Refuge, Not Just Those Who Served The US
https://popularresistance.org/afghan-activist-we-all-deserve-refuge-not-just-those-who-served-the-u-s/

U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan: Is a Geopolitical Strategy Behind This?
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2021/08/31/u-s-troops-leave-afghanistan-is-a-geopolitical-strategy-behind-this/

First Footage From Kabul Airport Under Taliban’s Control
https://southfront.org/first-footage-from-kabul-airport-under-talibans-control/

AfPak Takes On A New Meaning With The Rise Of The Taliban
https://southfront.org/afpak-takes-on-a-new-meaning-with-the-rise-of-the-taliban/

Taliban Has a Package Deal with US. Coast Is Clear for New Government in Kabul
https://www.globalresearch.ca/taliban-package-deal-us-coast-clear-new-government-kabul/5754480

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


BBC ‘News’

Afghanistan: British passport delay blamed for baby stranded in Kabul
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58410574?

What equipment was left behind by US forces?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-58393763

Afghanistan: Number of people eligible to come to UK left behind unknown, says Dominic Raab
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-58411322

Afghanistan: Rescued animals ‘in amazing condition’ in UK
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-58409613

Afghanistan: UK and Taliban in talks over further evacuations
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58403050

Afghanistan: Joe Biden defends US pull-out as Taliban claim victory
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58403735

Newspaper headlines: UK in talks with Taliban and new ‘miracle jab’
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-58403673

Afghanistan: The questions facing Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-58393309

Afghanistan: UK embassy told Afghans to go to Abbey Gate before suicide attack
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58403047

Afghanistan: How can the West stop terror bases?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58395371

Afghanistan: How many refugees are there and where will they go?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-58283177

Liverpool man trapped in Afghanistan pleads for help
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-58395154

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