Tag: Afghanistan

According to Reuters, the Taliban has signed a breakthrough deal with Russia for discounted oil, gas, and wheat as a result of weeks of discussion in Moscow.
China sent Afghanistan an $8 million relief package after a devastating earthquake struck the nation, showing China may be replacing the US in Afghanistan.
All administrations attempt to put a certain amount of spin on reality. They tried to paint things in the most positive light. The Biden administration has taken this to an entirely new level. It has dispensed with reality entirely. It has created a completely fictional universe.
The Taliban generated upwards of $400 million selling the narcotic between 2018 and 2019. But in what seems to be a shift in policies, the Taliban have now banned opium cultivation in Afghanistan.
According to documents examined by the Associated Press, the US Army and the State of Arizona disregarded repeated red signals that enabled a top civilian commander at an air base in Afghanistan to oversee a child sex abuse ring for a decade.
Afghanistan's last finance minister has had quite a fall from grace as he is now an Uber driver in DC. He's gone from dealing in billions of dollars to now dealing in hundreds instead for the sake of feeding his family.
The US government spent $85 billion on the Afghan military, only to see it surrender to the Taliban without a fight. Now the son of a former defense minister is spending millions to buy a luxury mansion with a view of Los Angeles.
In one of the largest ever seizures in the world, 3,000 kg heroin smuggled from Afghanistan has been seized by Indian authorities at the Mundra port in Gujarat.
According to reports and the testimony of their families, the US drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians including 7 children instead of ISIS-K terrorists. The youngest of the victims were two girls, Malika and Sumaya, who were both only two years old.
The United States is building “small cities” on military bases across the country temporarily to house the Afghan evacuees who fled their home country in the final days and weeks of August.