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"Afghanistan is an earthquake, a shattering, shattering earthquake, and this is going to stay with us for a very, very long time," the official said on Monday. He added that the episode marked a complete break with the outdated Carter doctrine - a commitment that an oil-dependent US would use military force to defend its interests in the Gulf.

"Can we really depend on an American security umbrella for the next 20 years? I think this is very problematic right now - really very problematic."

He suggested that 20 years of warfare, supposed to be "a battle against those who had hijacked Islam", had left no legacy in Afghanistan, and predicted that the Taliban's seizure of power would prompt concern among leaders in West Africa and the Sahel about the rise of a newly confident Islamic extremism.

The Baghdad Pact to thwart Communist expansion has been busted by CIA arms and funding of Jihadists and Islamic terror groups.

Insight into a Suicide Bomber Training Camp in Waziristan | March 2010 |

Brzezinski tours Khyber Pass refugee camps followed by talks with Zia and ISI | Feb. 2, 1980 |

"That land over there is yours, you will go back there one day because your fight will prevail, and you'll have your homes and mosques back again, because your cause is right and god is on your side."

Allahu Akbar!

"Good luck to you." [applause, cheers and chants]

by Oui on Tue Sep 14th, 2021 at 12:10:54 AM EST

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