Sep 25, 2021
Reading Between the Lines of Biden’s and Xi’s U.N. Speeches
Xi paid lip service to democracy while gaslighting the U.S., while Biden called out authoritarianism without mentioning China’s treatment of Hong Kong or Taiwan.
Aug 23, 2021
Taliban’s Special Forces Providing ‘Security’ at Kabul Airport
Taliban-linked social media accounts claim that members of the group’s Badri 313 outfit are providing “security” at Kabul’s international airport. Badri 313...
Aug 21, 2021
No, Mr President. Al-Qaeda Is Not ‘Gone’ From Afghanistan.
The Taliban has freed many al-Qaeda fighters in jailbreaks. And then there’s the Haqqani Network.
Jun 26, 2021
Situation in Afghanistan Is Much Worse Than You Realize
The U.S. military is downplaying the Taliban’s gains, and the U.S. and U.N. are pretending there is a viable peace process. Just two weeks after President Biden announced on...
Jun 5, 2021
Al-Qaeda Is Still in Afghanistan
On May 28, President Biden addressed servicemembers and their families at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. Midway through his speech, the president offered...
May 29, 2021
Only the CCP Knows the Origins of the COVID Pandemic
And it has been withholding, deflecting, and obfuscating the entire time. The story of our times is the coronavirus pandemic. No issue is more important. COVID-19 has...
May 22, 2021
Taliban & Al-Qaeda Closing In on Afghanistan’s Provincial Capitals
For the past two decades, the Taliban and al-Qaeda have waged an insurgency against the Afghan government. They have pursued a fairly basic strategy: Seize the rural areas while...
Apr 23, 2021
Pakistani Taliban Claims Suicide Bombing in Quetta
Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan (the TTP, or Pakistani Taliban) has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan. The group has identified...
Apr 9, 2021
Don't Make Any More Concessions to the Taliban
President Biden still hasn’t announced his decision regarding America’s military presence in Afghanistan. Although Biden’s administration is less than three months...
Apr 2, 2021
A Diplomat’s Trip to Taiwan Draws the Ire of the CCP
On Sunday, March 28, an American diplomat paid an official visit to Taiwan. Ordinarily, this type of meeting wouldn’t be a big deal. American diplomats fly around the world all...
Mar 12, 2021
Biden's Afghan ‘Peace Plan’ Is an Act of Desperation
On Sunday, March 7, an Afghan media outlet, TOLOnews, published a leaked letter from Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to President Ashraf...
Jan 26, 2021
Al Qaeda ‘Gaining Strength’ in Afghanistan, U.S. Treasury Says
Earlier this month, the U.S. Treasury Department posted a written update on its work to combat illicit terrorism financing. The summary was submitted in response to...
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