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Will Afghanistan define Joe Biden’s presidency?

Today’s big question Veteran diplomat says US president’s credibility is in ‘tatters’ Joe Biden defended the US withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in a televised address yesterday after the Taliban took Kabul. Amid mounting criticism of his handling of the crisis, the US president admitted that the collapse of Afghanistan’s government had occurred “more…
bubmag
August 17, 2021
Joe Biden

Trump demands Biden ‘resign in disgrace’ over Afghanistan

Taliban fighters enter Kabul Presidential Palace after President Ghani flees the country. Video / Al Jazeera Donald Trump has issued a statement saying United States President Joe Biden should "resign in disgrace" over the situation in Afghanistan. In his statement, Trump blamed Biden for the Taliban's swift surge in Afghanistan,…
bubmag
August 15, 2021
Joe Biden

Hundreds dead in powerful Haiti quake

People walk past a home destroyed by the earthquake in Les Cayes, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday, with the epicenter about 125 kilometers (78 miles) west of the capital of Port- au-Prince, the US Geological Survey said. AP PHOTO PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: A…
bubmag
August 15, 2021
Joe Biden

Joe Biden sends 1000 more troops as Afghanistan collapses

American intelligence suggests that Kabul could fall within weeks, as the Taliban advance on the capital. Video / Sky News US President Joe Biden authorised an additional 1000 US troops for deployment to Afghanistan, raising to roughly 5000 the number of US troops to ensure what Biden called an "orderly…
bubmag
August 15, 2021
Joe Biden

Rush of troops to Kabul tests Biden’s withdrawal deadline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The last-minute decision to send 3,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan to help partially evacuate the U.S. Embassy is calling into question whether President Joe Biden will meet his Aug. 31 deadline for fully withdrawing combat forces. WASHINGTON (AP) — The last-minute decision to send 3,000 U.S. troops…
bubmag
August 14, 2021
Joe Biden

Biden Dispatching 5,000 Troops To Aid Afghanistan Evacuation

Topline President Joe Biden announced Saturday that the U.S. would hike the number of troops it’s sending to Afghanistan to aid with the evacuation of the U.S. embassy by another 1,000 after the Taliban made critical gains Saturday, leaving the Western-backed government in Kabul further weakened. American soldiers from the…
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August 14, 2021