Daily Archives: September 13, 2021

2021-09-13: News Headlines

John V. Walsh (2021-09-13). Biden Exits Afghanistan, Heads in the Wrong Direction. counterpunch.org A major motivation for getting out of Afghanistan is to give the US a freer hand to bring down China and Russia. And this is not to be a peaceful "Pivot." The US has surrounded both countries with military bases, and the Pivot to Asia pioneered by Obama/Hillary/Biden sees 60% of America's naval forces ending up in China's neighborhood.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-12). The New York Times Tells China to Stop Protecting Their People, & Let Covid-19 Sicken and. indybay.org Eradicating Covid-19 is possible with ZeroCovid strategy that puts people before profits…

ecns.cn (2021-09-12). China expects Afghan Taliban to make clean break with ETIM terrorist group. ecns.cn China hopes the Afghan Taliban will make a clean break with the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other terrorist groups, and take effective measures to resolutely crack down on them, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Andy Kroll (2021-09-12). The Winner in Afghanistan: China. tomdispatch.com The collapse of the American project in Afghanistan may fade fast from the news here, but don't be fooled. It couldn't be more significant in ways few in this country can even begin to grasp. "Remember, this is not Saigon," Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a television audience on August 15th, the day the Taliban swept into the Afghan capital, pausing to pose for photos in the grandly gilded presidential palace. He was dutifully echoing his boss, President Joe Biden, who had earlier rejected any comparison with the fall of the South Vietnamese capital, Saigon, in 1975, insisting that "there's going to be no…

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