Afghanistan


WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 04: Sen. John Barasso (R-WY), joined by fellow Republican Senators, speaks on a proposed Democratic tax plan during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on August 04, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Senators spoke out on the tax proposal saying that it will hurt job growth and the middle class. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Sen. Barrasso condemns Biden over several issues

GOP Sen. John Barrasso (Wyo.) said Joe Biden “has displayed complete incompetence on issue after issue,” as he strongly condemned the Democrat. During a recent speech on the Senate floor, Barrasso blasted Biden over the Afghanistan withdrawal saying our enemies have become emboldened, allies are furious and the Taliban is now in possession of thousands of U.S. weapons.




FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 file photo, Afghans inspect damage of Ahmadi family house after U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday, Sept. 17, that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed. (AP Photo/Khwaja Tawfiq Sediqi, File)

Pentagon calls Kabul strike ‘tragic mistake’

The Pentagon admitted that a drone strike in Afghanistan was a “tragic mistake” after the Biden administration hailed it as “righteous” for weeks. An apology from the U.S. appears to mean little to Kabul residents who are now mourning after the strike killed 10 people last month. Seven of those casualties were children.


U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers his speech during the "Advancing and Defending International Religious Freedom Through Diplomacy" symposium, in Rome, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. (Guglielmo Mangiapane/Pool Photo via AP)

Pompeo on Afghanistan: A debacle that didn’t have to be

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed the Biden administration while asserting leaders aren’t prepared to protect America’s interests. During an interview Sunday, he criticized a number of decisions made by the administration on Afghanistan, including what resulted in the deaths of civilians and Americans in the country.