Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday his country won’t accept Afghan refugees because he doesn’t want to deal with militants masquerading as asylum-seekers. The Russian strongman slammed Western nations for placing Afghan refugees in countries even near his border while their US and European visas are being processed.
The mother of one of the 13 US servicemen who were killed in Thursday’s terrorist attack at the Kabul airport has called into a radio show to denounce President Joe Biden as a ‘feckless, dementia-ridden piece of crap.’
Profitable wars cannot be fought without the collaboration of the political elite, mainstream media propagandists and men in uniforms. Far distant from the front-lines the provocateurs never had to fight in the wars they invested in and then ignited.
Hungary will not accept Afghan migrants without any restrictions, secretary of state at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Levente Magyar, warned the EU on Monday.
What is the sinister motive behind Faceboot, YouTube and Twitter banning conservative subscribers including former US President Donald Trump from Twitter on the grounds of ‘inciting violence’ yet allowing the Taliban to carry on tweeting as they storm the presidential palace in Kabul?
Teeming thousands of desperate Afghans and others on the runway at Kabul airport has forced a German military plane to divert and refuel without evacuating anyone on the ground. Meanwhile, American-German Chancellor Angela Merkel bemoaned the lack of ‘success’ in Afghanistan.
The departure of American troops from Afghanistan is being lamented as a defeat. Not quite: Not from the point of view of the US military arms making complex and the political elite who invested in war. For them, the Afghan occupation has been a thunderous success. Trillions of taxpayer dollars have flowed through their budgets and profits over the two decades in which despite public cynicism and disapproval they successfully maintained the operation.
No sooner had the Taliban taken Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan with barely any resistance from the Western-trained and equipped security forces, and Western politicians are already lining up at television studios to declare their resolve to import hundreds of thousands of Afghans into their countries.
The shortest sea route between Europe and Asia passes through the Arctic Due to thick ice it is not traversable for most of the year. Russia has now decided to invest about $10 billion in the near future in order for the region to become an international transport corridor 365 days a year. Developing the route will require a huge investment, but the potential profit will be even greater.
Lithuanian border guards began returning migrants to Belarus on Tuesday night by order of the minister of the interior. They were supported by the military police and dog handlers. Border guards, who are allowed to use violence, if necessary, returned several groups of refugees from the border during the night.