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Spanish green berets assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan

A unit of the Special Operations Command (MOE) of the Spanish Army, better known as the ‘green berets’, is assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan. The Spanish Defense Secretary Robles informed CadenaSer on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

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John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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How the Taliban Began – Afghanistan 1994-97 – John Simpson’s Journal (and how different are they now, really?)

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The Road to Kabul: Recent developments in Afghanistan, particularly over the past fortnight, together with this week’s (18th August) emergency debate in the House of Commons, have prompted me to write further on the question…

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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ISIS on the rise again as US troops are sent home

Since the American troups are leaving Iraq and Afghanistan all seems to come back to older times, with Islamic terrorist groups willing to have all the power again. Regrouping Islamist groups ISIS is starting to regroup and claim its terrorist … Continue reading

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Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear

The appalling violence in Paris on Friday night has shaken the world and provided once again for division in Europe and the Western states. Some politicians make use of those terrible events to bring more fear over the population. They … Continue reading

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