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Biden Warns of “Another Kabul Attack” as U.S. Evacuation Grinds to a Halt

Biden Warns of “Another Kabul Attack” as U.S. Evacuation Grinds to a Halt

The NYT: “The president said an attack was ‘highly likely’ at the Afghan capital’s airport.”

As the last of the remaining Americans try to escape Afghanistan, President Joe Biden’s is warning of another Kabul attack. “The president said an attack was “highly likely” at the Afghan capital’s airport, where dwindling numbers are being flown out,” The New York Times reported on Saturday.

Media reports on Sunday afternoon suggest a rocket was fired towards the Kabul airport. “A rocket has struck a neighbourhood north-west of Kabul’s international airport and killed a child,” British newspaper The Guardian reported.

Meanwhile, retaliatory drone strikes against the Islamic State in Afghanistan continue. Taliban sources claim the an ISIS suicide bomber driving toward the Kabul airport was eliminated in a U.S. strike.

It is unclear if there is some level of operational coordination between the Taliban and the ISIS. In the past, the Taliban has used suicide bombings to target government and civilians in Kabul.

President Biden’s debacle in Afghanistan has not only handed the country to the Taliban and al Qaeda, it has also resurrected the Islamic State which former President Donald Trump help destroy in Syria and Iraq.

Fearing another ISIS attack in Kabul, the U.S. State Department is warning Americans stranded in the Afghan capital to avoid going to the airport. “Due to a specific, credible threat, all U.S. citizens in the vicinity of Kabul airport (HKIA), … should leave the airport area,” the State Department warned. “U.S. citizens should avoid traveling to the airport and avoid all airport gates at this time,” the U.S. embassy cautioned on its website.

Hundred of Americans could still be stranded in Taliban-held Afghanistan. “The U.S. State Department estimates about 350 Americans are still awaiting evacuation,” The New York Times reported on Saturday.

The Associated Press reported Biden administration’s warning:

The evacuation proceeded as tensions rose over the prospect of another IS attack. The State Department issued a new security alert early Sunday morning Kabul time instructing people to leave the airport area immediately “due to a specific, credible threat.”

“Our commanders informed me that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours,” Biden said, adding that he has instructed them to take all possible measures to protect their troops, who are securing the airport and helping bring onto the airfield Americans and others desperate to escape Taliban rule.

News reports on Saturday claimed that the Taliban is moving in to take control of the airport as the airlift winds down. “Taliban forces sealed off Kabul’s airport Saturday to most Afghans hoping for evacuation, as the U.S. and its allies were ending a chaotic airlift that will end their troops’ two decades in Afghanistan,” The Associated Press reported.

European and NATO allies have already halted their evacuation missions following the Kabul airport blast. Hundreds of German nationals could still be in the Taliban-ruled Islamic Emirate, European media reported.

The lives of tens of thousands of Afghans who worked for the U.S. and the NATO allies could also be at stake. The Taliban has mobilized a death squad to hunt for them, news reports say.

UK PM, Politicians: “Sleepy Joe” Biden “Looked Gaga”

There are reports in leading British newspapers that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and member of his cabinet may have used harsh words to describe President Biden after the debacle he engineered in Afghanistan. Some cabinet ministers may have even questioned his mental ability to hold the office, calling to him “doolally,” British slang for someone who is mentally deranged.

“British Cabinet insiders were quoted as suggesting the US president ‘looked gaga’ and described him as ‘doolally’,” UK’s Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday.

Many UK newspapers reported that Prime Minister Johnson may have personally referred to President Biden as “Sleepy Joe.” The 10 Downing Street denied those reports.

On Saturday, London-based weekly The Economist reported the heated remarks made by top UK politicians:

During debate in Parliament and in unattributed briefings, British mps, ministers and officials have used language to describe America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, and America’s leader, rarely heard from such mouths. The withdrawal was “shameful”, “dishonourable” and “catastrophic”. President Joe Biden was “gaga” and “doolally”. (…) Other reports, soon denied, claimed that the current prime minister, Boris Johnson, had referred to Mr Biden by the pejorative coined by his predecessor, Donald Trump: “Sleepy Joe”.

Europe Fears New Migrant Wave

With the German election just weeks away, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is trying to allay fears that Europe was at the cusp of another migrant wave.

Merkel’s Christian Democratic party (CDU) is polling at 22 percent, 12 points ahead of the right-wing Alterative for Germany (AfD). Events resembling the migrant crisis of 2015 could move conservative and right-leaning voters towards the AfD.

Ahead of 2022 French presidential election, President Macron is polling neck and neck with Marine Le Pen of the right-wing National Rally.

“Not everyone who wants to enter our country will be allowed to enter,” Merkel’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer declared on Sunday. “We will do everything we can to prevent the uncontrolled influx of migrants to Europe.” he assured.

After the 2015 migrant crisis triggered a string of Islamic terror attacks and a surge in violent migrant crimes, other European countries also have little appetite for coping with a new migrant wave.

“French President Emmanuel Macron has said Europe should protect itself from the new wave of Afghan migrants. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is equally reluctant to accept more Afghan refugees,” Germany’s state-run DW News reported.

News reports suggest that more and more Afghans are turning up at Europe’s southern border. Greece has been one of the main entry points into Europe for many Afghan refugees. According to a recent report by the UN Refugee Agency, around 45.3% of refugees who entered Greece by sea in June 2021, were from Afghanistan,” the DW News added on Saturday.

These figures should however be treated with caution. Not every immigrant claiming to be refugee fleeing the Afghan or Syria war zone is actually from those countries. In the wake of the 2015 migrant crisis, millions of economic migrants from Arab North African and the Middle East entered Europe claiming to be asylum seekers.

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Comments

The Friendly Grizzly | August 29, 2021 at 12:12 pm

I don’t think there’s a member of the cabinet, or the JCS, that could drive to the grocery store without it becoming a disaster.

The members of the Chinese communist-installed, dim-witted, narcissistic and incompetent Xi-den cabal aren’t qualified to clean toilets, much less manage a country and implement domestic and foreign policy.

The vile and narcissistic Dhimmi-crats always eagerly proclaim themselves to allegedly be the smartest people in any given room, but, reality intrudes to demonstrate that they truly are the most stupid people that you’ll ever encounter.

    Ben Kent in reply to guyjones. | August 29, 2021 at 1:29 pm

    The entire National Security / Intel. Agencies must be cleaned out. These idiots don’t know a NaSec threat if it kicked then in the arse.

    The Open Border is a NatSec threat.
    The debacle in Afghanistan is a NatSec threat.
    The Marxist Fifth Column in America is a NatSec threat.
    The destruction of liberty and American culture is a NatSec threat
    The divisive ne0-racism which teaches it’s okat to hate Whites is a NatSec threat.
    The politicization of schools and indoctrination of our kids is a NatSec threat.

    In Vietnam we fought for “hearts and minds” of the people. Today we allow opponents to infect the hearts and minds of our own people with divisive dribble that is designed to undermine our society.

    Fire 3/4s of the NatSec and Intel. Agency staff / researchers- they are worthless.

Lucifer Morningstar | August 29, 2021 at 12:55 pm

“Not everyone who wants to enter our country will be allowed to enter,” Merkel’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer declared on Sunday. “We will do everything we can to prevent the uncontrolled influx of migrants to Europe.” he assured.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA . . . snicker . . . snort . . . sorry, I couldn’t help myself.

The first time Germany tries to restrict migrants from entering the country the EU court of human rights will smack them down hard and tell them they’ve got to accept their fair share of migrants that present themselves at the German border. No exceptions.

It’ll be the european migrant crisis part two. Guaranteed.

Threatening an attack is an easy way for the terrorist scum to put a halt to evacuation efforts.

Has Biden considered warning the Taliban that a massive American retaliatory strike is imminent? Of course not. We plan to uphold our end of the deal even if they won’t uphold theirs. Just because we have an awesome military doesn’t mean we have to be a-holes.

History will forever remember that we were nice, lovable guys as we surrendered our freedom. proudly resisting the temptation to stoop to the level of the meanies. Besides, we are guilty of aborting 60 million babies so who are we to complain?

Biden puts people in danger by pulling out our military and closing our bases and then warns of attack after we leave. Wouldn’t it better not to put people in danger in the first place?

After things are totally out of hand he sends the military back again and puts them in danger too.

It’s much like an arsonist who is also a fire chief. He sets your house on fire and when it has spread to the surrounding neighborhood and become a three alarm fire, sends one firetruck and says he’s doing everything he can. But he doesn’t put himself in danger, or his lieutenants, he sends out the very youngest firemen who had just joined the dept while he and his fat, lazy lieutenants sit back in the fire station drinking coffee and giving news conferences on how well things are going.

It does rather beg the question of why and how we left in the first place…

MSM is quiet about the russian ammo ban.

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