U.S. State Department scraps plan to charge Americans $2,000 to fly out of Afghanistan

U.S. State Department scraps plan to charge Americans $2,000 to fly out of Afghanistan

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2021 After being slammed for what seemed an over-the-top move of callousness, the U.S. State Department said it was scrapping a plan to bill U.S. citizens $2,000 or more for their evacuation flights from Kabul airport. “In these unique circumstances, we have no intention of seeking any reimbursement from those […]

Guns, Black Hawks, Humvees, drones: Taliban and China reap bonanza of U.S. military hardware

Guns, Black Hawks, Humvees, drones: Taliban and China reap bonanza of U.S. military hardware

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2021 The Taliban is showing off the huge cache of U.S. weaponry they have obtained courtesy of Team Biden. The current intelligence assessment, according to a Reuters report, was that the Taliban control more than 2,000 armored vehicles, including U.S. Humvees, and up to 40 aircraft potentially including UH-60 Black […]

Study in contrasts: Trump used bunker busters to negotiate with Taliban; Biden surrendered strategic Bagram air base

Study in contrasts: Trump used bunker busters to negotiate with Taliban; Biden surrendered strategic Bagram air base

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2021 As reports noted that other countries were sending special forces into Afghanistan to evacuate their nationals, Team Biden was relying on the Taliban’s word to grant U.S. citizens access to the Kabul airport. Mark Levin said on “Fox & Friends” that Joe Biden needs to “send our troops in […]

Columnist: Playing politics wrecked U.S. security; Milley should be ‘fired and court-martialed’

Columnist: Playing politics wrecked U.S. security; Milley should be ‘fired and court-martialed’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2021 As the Afghanistan catastrophe continues to unfold, the right thing to do would be for all of the top U.S. generals to resign, a columnist noted. At the top of the list is Gen. Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joy Pullmann wrote for The Federalist […]

Leaderless USA: Team Biden issues ‘strongly worded’ letter to Afghan terror group

Leaderless USA: Team Biden issues ‘strongly worded’ letter to Afghan terror group

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2021 As the Taliban terror organization was seizing control of Afghanistan, carrying out its brand of brutal Sharia justice, and thousands of Americans remained stranded behind enemy lines, Team Biden proclaimed that, yes, indeed, it had a plan of action. That plan was in the form of a “strongly worded” […]

Biden’s end game: Afghanistan’s Saigon scenario triggered by ‘appalling incompetence’

Biden’s end game: Afghanistan’s Saigon scenario triggered by ‘appalling incompetence’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — Sadly, we have seen this movie before. In the Spring of 1975, the collapse of South Vietnam coming to crescendo with the fall of Saigon indelibly marking a generation. Cities like Pleiku, Danang and Hue in this contemporary saga are Kunduz, Kandahar and Herat.  Now with […]

‘A big change has come’: Kabul airport reopens but flights leave empty as Taliban blocks access

‘A big change has come’: Kabul airport reopens but flights leave empty as Taliban blocks access

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2021 Despite the re-opening of Kabul airport for military and civilian flights, access remained nearly impossible for tens of thousands of Americans waiting to be evacuated and many more thousands of Afghans seeking to flee the Taliban’s Sharia law control, reports say. The Taliban erected checkpoints at airport entrances, […]

As China fills the void, Trump tells Biden it’s time to resign in disgrace

As China fills the void, Trump tells Biden it’s time to resign in disgrace

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2021 As Joe Biden vacationed, the Taliban conquered. And China was quickly moving in to fill the void left by an utterly incompetent U.S. foreign policy team. Whether the 78-year-old Biden has the capacity to grasp what is happening before his eyes, one thing is clear, former President Donald […]

Taliban owns Kabul days after assurances by Biden, Gen. Milley; President flees, Black Hawks seized

Taliban owns Kabul days after assurances by Biden, Gen. Milley; President flees, Black Hawks seized

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2021 The Taliban on Sunday took over Kabul, triggering a massive effort to airlift U.S. personnel which only last month Joe Biden vowed could never happen. As the Taliban moved to seize Kabul, the U.S. Embassy sent out an alert Sunday night warning U.S. citizens in the capital to stay […]

Taliban say they have captured six provincial capitals in four days

Taliban say they have captured six provincial capitals in four days

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2021 Taliban forces continued their offensive toward total control of Afghanistan by reportedly capturing several provincial capitals in a four-day span. The terrorist organization claimed it took the provincial capitals of Kunduz, Sheberghan in Jawzjan province, and Sar-e-Pul on Sunday. On Monday, the Taliban claimed to capture two more capital […]

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