[Ed. – Antony Blinken is concerned that there are no women in the new Taliban ‘government.’ That ought to give them pangs of conscience.]
President Biden is taking a long weekend at the beach, which must be nice for him. But in Afghanistan, the ramifications of his disastrously executed US withdrawal remain a terrifying daily reality for the tens of thousands of people he promised then failed to evacuate. The administration is clearly hoping that voters will turn the page on this issue; the sooner they forget about the ongoing national humiliation, and the thousands of Americans stranded in a terrorist-controlled country, the better. But even if much of the media moves on, that doesn’t change the reality of what’s happening on the ground. For instance:
The Taliban ‘Cut Off the Heads of Two Boys Who Were Nine and Ten’ https://t.co/wP6ETARkjC
— Jim Geraghty (@jimgeraghty) September 16, 2021
Just a few stray child executions, from the group that the Biden administration won’t call an enemy.