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Bomb kills at least 55 at girls' school in Afghan capital

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EVIL Act.

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GdTokyo

We all knew this was coming when the coalition decided to turn its back on the Afghans because we were “tired.”

So how many more years of outside military involvement would it take for you to get "tired"? 20 is not enough?

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We all knew this was coming when the coalition decided to turn its back on the Afghans because we were “tired.”

It has to end at some point, unless you’re suggesting we just make Afghanistan the 51st state. It’s Vietnamization 2.0 - when you train a security force to rely solely on American firepower and logistics, you breed dependence. And just like the ARVN before them, once the Afghan security forces realize that Uncle Sam isn’t going to pick up when they call, they collapse like a house of cards.

At the end of the day, Afghanistan will only have peace and security is it’s the Afghanis who bring it about. Otherwise the Taliban will just steamroll the barely-independent, demoralized, and corrupt security forces the same way Giap did in 1975.

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We all knew this was coming when the coalition decided to turn its back on the Afghans because we were “tired.”

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Blacklabel

All the comments the other day were that Biden got done what Trump couldnt.

Biden ordered this, he could have cancelled it. So he is responsible for what happens.

Cause Trump didnt get it done, he failed, as you all said the other day.

What? I did not see "all the comments" so not sure what you are about.

What I see is that Biden continues Trumps policy of ending this stupid military adventure, which I applaud him for.

The difference is that the "mainstream" media was lambasting Trump for this policy (remember the fake "Russian bounty on soldiers" story) while they now applaud the same policy.

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The Trump administration completed its reduction of forces to 2,500 troops in January 2021. This was the lowest number of American soldiers in Afghanistan since 2001.

As of January 2021, there are more than seven contractors for each U.S. military service member remaining in Afghanistan, amounting to over 18,000 contractors as of January 2021, according to figures from U.S. Central Command.

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venze

Unimaginably devilish act of the worst kind..

That is how you and I feel, but it is not the way the Jihadis think. See how culture matters?

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Mickelicious

and Osama Bin Laden too. That worked out well.

It all follows from the same failed policy.... the one continued by the current swamp government in their effort to support jihadists to replace secular governments such as in Libya and Syria.

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Ronald Reagon thought it was a great idea to support the Mujaheddin, giving them even Stinger missiles

and Osama Bin Laden too. That worked out well.

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zichi

So sad that Afghans can't live without the daily sufferings and terrorism even with the US military for nearly 20 years. Costing many billions. They have lived in turmoil for more than 50 years. Once peaceful people with culture.

Actually, under Russian occupation, the zealots were on the run and the country on the way to a secular society. But that was the Cold War, and defeating the Sovjets was the only priority, so Ronald Reagon thought it was a great idea to support the Mujaheddin, giving them even Stinger missiles. That was a boost for fundamentalist political islam that the world has never recovered from.

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They fear educated women.

The literacy rate for Afghan women is about 30%.

99% believe Sharia should be the law of the land according to Pew.

Quite the problem.

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Terrorist activities have begun again in Kabul with greater intensity.

Bombing defenseless and ignorant girls at school constitutes the most evil crime of humanity, yet it is being carried out by suspected religious followers.

Unimaginably devilish act of the worst kind..

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It must be a hard and miserable life for women & girls in Afghanistan.

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If there is a heaven and a hell, I hope a spot in hell is reserved for those who target children in terror attacks.

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just trying to pull the USA right back into Afghanistan by all these horrific attacks.

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Disgusting.

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Russia and Syria are fighting to death with IS. USA is backing them, al nausea front, white helmets and afilliates in Syria.

Taliban has denied envolvement. IS has claimed it. They see a vacuum of power.

facts are available.

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Maybe it's time for both the Taliban and the govt to go after IS 100%.

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Another successful "nation building" operation by US/NATO. God have mercy! The ruling classes of USA and Western Europe have completely lost their grubby little minds! They are completely beyond redemption.

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What kind of twisted beings would target a girl school which represent the future for the next generation? If God exist, he had long given up on the human race who constantly seek out conflicts in his name. If humans were truly created by a higher power, then we were probably the most disappointed and flawed beings out of all creations.

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So sad that Afghans can't live without the daily sufferings and terrorism even with the US military for nearly 20 years. Costing many billions. They have lived in turmoil for more than 50 years. Once peaceful people with culture.

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Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, a physician and philanthropist, who worked heartily for the welfare of the Afghan people, was killed by still-unknown attackers while heading to his projected reconstruction site in Afghanistan in 2019.

Hope the Afghan people will live under peace, tranquility and security very soon forever.

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What insane cowards these zealots are. This is the cost of being accepting of religion at all levels. Deepest sympathy to the victims.

This was inevitable. It would not have been different if we remained for 100 years. I only hope that we can rescue as many of them as possible by taking them in as refugees. This is especially important for the women and girls who face unimaginable horror when the Taliban regains power.

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Sick beyond belief. Words fail

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Islam needs to take a good hard look at itself if Shiite and Sunni Islamic factions are routinely bombing kids, murdering kids in Afghanistan, Yemen, Nigeria, Syria etc etc

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What twisted minds could plan such savagery?

A pro-Taliban plot, or an anti-Taliban false-flag operation?From now on the women of that benighted land are going to need the support of the world for protection to salvage their well-being and survive with dignity.

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The Taliban condemned the attack and denied any responsibility.

Then is it a criminal act by a group of fundamentalist Muslim believers other than the Taliban who think women should not be educated?

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They fear educated women.

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