Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan Watchdog: U.S. Exit Led to Swift National Army Collapse Against Taliban

The latest report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), the federal government’s designated watchdog on America’s role in the country, blamed President Joe Biden’s extension of the Afghan war — then abrupt withdrawal from the country — for crushing the morale of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), paving the way for the Taliban’s swift takeover.

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Hayward: How Joe Biden Armed the Taliban

The Taliban seized a staggering quantity of American military vehicles, equipment, and weapons when it overran Afghanistan in a week. President Joe Biden, a Democrat obsessed with gun control, ended up giving billions of dollars of American weapons to the Islamist fanatics that helped perpetrate 9/11.

TOPSHOT - Taliban fighters stand guard at an entrance gate outside the Interior Ministry in Kabul on August 17, 2021. (Photo by Javed Tanveer / AFP) (Photo by JAVED TANVEER/AFP via Getty Images) WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 12: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks during an East Room event at …

Afghan Finance Minister Quits, Flees Country as Taliban Advances

Acting Finance Minister Khalid Payenda on Wednesday resigned his position with the government of Afghanistan and fled the country after the brutal Taliban insurgency gained control of vital border crossings and captured three more provincial capitals, bringing its total to nine.

Khalid Payenda

Report: Pentagon Prepares Equipment Giveaway to Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Tolo News reported on Monday that an Afghan delegation to Washington has been told the United States will provide 37 Black Hawk helicopters and two A-29 Super Tucano fixed-wing attack planes to Kabul for deployment against advancing Taliban forces. 

In this Monday, March 19, 2018 photo, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters carrying U.S. and Afghan trainees take off at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. The U.S. military has been flying UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter missions in Afghanistan for years, but the storied aircraft will soon take to the country’s battlefields manned …