Day: September 1, 2021

The Fate of Afghanistan After U.S. Troops Depart From Kabul

As of Monday, August 30th, 2021, the Taliban has taken full control over Afghanistan as the last of the U.S. soldiers have flown from the country. This has put an end to the longstanding 20-year military occupation in Afghanistan by the Americans. The U.S. and the rest of the world

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Taliban Sweep Afghanistan: What This Means For Human Rights

On August 16th, the B.B.C. reported that the Taliban now controls all key cities in Afghanistan, including Kabul. Many Afghans fear that the Taliban will reimpose its brutal 1996-2001 regime, which, according to the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, violently disregarded international human rights law –

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Russia Says Turkey Could Sign New S-400 Missile Contract Soon

Reuters has reported that Russia and Turkey are close to signing a military contract to provide Turkey with S-400 anti-aircraft missiles. Turkey previously bought these weapons from Russia, moving President Biden to impose sanctions on Ankara under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which was originally passed under President

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Russian-led Security Bloc To Hold Drills In Kyrgyzstan In September

As the situation in Afghanistan worsens, the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), has stated that it plans to hold military drills involving the deployment of thousands of troops in Kyrgyzstan, from the 1st to the 9th of September. The collapse of the Afghan government, and the Taliban’s rapid dominance

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