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President Lindsey Graham would reinvade Afghanistan | Dawn News |

On Tuesday, the Taliban announced an interim government dominated by the group's old guard, with no women included. Mohammad Hasan Akhund, a close aide to the group's late founder Mullah Omar, heads the new government, which does not reflect the inclusivity that Washington desires.

Hours before the announcement, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham suggested the US would reinvade Afghanistan if the Taliban allowed militants to regrow their roots in a country that was reportedly used for planning attacks on US soil in September 2001.

"The Taliban are not reformed, they are not new, ... most importantly, they're going to give safe haven to Al Qaeda, who have ambitions to drive us out of the Mideast writ large and attack us because of our way of life," Senator Graham said.

"We will be going back into Afghanistan as we went back into Iraq and Syria."
The interviewer, Stephen Sackur, interrupted him and asked: "You seriously think the United States will once again, in the foreseeable future, put troops back into Afghanistan?"

Senator Graham replied: "We'll have to. We'll have to. Because the threat will be so large ... It will be a cauldron for radical Islamic behaviour."

An Atlantik Wall on the Eastern US border will not suffice? Geez ... bad, very bad!

What happened to the US intelligence on Russian bounty on the lives of US soldiers in Afghanistan?

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Sep 9th, 2021 at 03:14:49 PM EST

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