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Taliban Bring Back ‘Virtue’ Ministry, Stoning and Amputations for ‘Major Sins’

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Yep! The Taliban were certainly not the world's "Superpower" but they are certainly an international power now that Biden has supplied them with world class weaponry.
No they're not. Not even close, They might be an immediate regional power, at best, and even at that they are quite limited.
 

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Except they're not just a bunch of goat fanciers. They're much more than that. Don't forget we helped arm and train them.

You trained them too well it seems. Perhaps that training would have been more useful for the leaders in the State Department and Pentagon.
 

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No they're not. Not even close, They might be an immediate regional power, at best, and even at that they are quite limited.
And yet they defeated the world's greatest Superpower to the point where they even got Biden to agree to their every whim.. How did they manage that? This defeat will be legendary among Muslims for centuries to come.
 

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It was a Republican President who got us in to Afghanistan. Lots of blame on both sides.
The Taliban/Al Qaeda's only interest is that they defeated the great USA. Only the losers, as is natural, want to shift the political blame as to who can be held responsible for the loss.
 

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No, she was deliberately killed and for no reason whatsoever.
She was killed because she became a QAnon crazed domestic terrorist who bought into Trump's lies. Her blood, and the blood of the other four people who died on January 6, is on Trump's hands. Without his lies and exhortations, and those that enabled and echoed those lies, none of it would have happened, and those 5 people would still be alive today.
 
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And yet they defeated the world's greatest Superpower to the point where they even got Biden to agree to their every whim.. How did they manage that? This defeat will be legendary among Muslims for centuries to come.
They won the peace. Not the war. Trump saw to that. His own former National Security Chief said that the agreement signed by Pompeo in Doha was essentially an instrument of surrender. Biden didn't agree to their every whim. He decided enough is enough and ended a war his predecessor had promised to end when he campaigned for President. Only he didn't have the guts to actually do it. Whereas Biden did. The Taliban's euphoria is likely to be short lived once the reality that they may have bitten off more than they can chew begins to dawn upon them.
 

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You trained them too well it seems. Perhaps that training would have been more useful for the leaders in the State Department and Pentagon.
Maybe you should investigate then just how it was and when they became so well trained and armed. Seeing as though you fancy yourself as being some sort of a scholar of world history, and American foreign policy, and all that.
 

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They won the peace. Not the war. Trump saw to that. His own former National Security Chief said that the agreement signed by Pompeo in Doha was essentially an instrument of surrender. Biden didn't agree to their every whim. He decided enough is enough and ended a war his predecessor had promised to end when he campaigned for President. Only he didn't have the guts to actually do it. Whereas Biden did. The Taliban's euphoria is likely to be short lived once the reality that they may have bitten off more than they can chew begins to dawn upon them.
Your side never gave a damn about what Trump signed in Doha. You never made a peep out of it. It's only after Biden's withdrawal fell apart, that you started hunting backward to ret-con an excuse for yourselves.
Because THE BUCK NEVER STOPS WITH BIDEN
 

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You may have thought of them as 'legitimate' but few others did. Are you familiar with their record?
I was there in 2003 wile serving in US Air Force.I am more than familiar with the Taliban.
 

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Your side never gave a damn about what Trump signed in Doha. You never made a peep out of it. It's only after Biden's withdrawal fell apart, that you started hunting backward to ret-con an excuse for yourselves.
Because THE BUCK NEVER STOPS WITH BIDEN
A lot of people made 'peeps' about his direct dealings with the Taliban. Both Republican and Democrat. But the Trump Administration didn't give a damn about their objections and proceeded anyway. The scions of the republican party were the ones in the position of power and influence to be able to object to it. But being cowards they did as they have done all the times before with Trump and sheepishly backed down. If they couldn't do anything with him, what were the democrats suppose to do? It does appear that I hit a bit of sore spot with you though on this point. Could it be that deep down you know that the Doha Agreement was a one sided agreement that completely sold out the Afghan government for purely personal and partisan political goals and really nothing much else?
 

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Another example of people who would attack Biden no matter what pretending to care about something they do not care about in order to fabricate the barest appearance of a basis to attack Biden.

It's just another cowardly drive-by from people who cannot articulate what they would have done differently and make a case that it'd be better.
I love how liberals act like they're the real ones who care while being dismissive of the deaths and mismanagement. I also find it rich that they believe people can't explain what could have been done to improve it. That's just pure projection because they are so blinded by their partisanship that they can't find any fault in the process that could have been improved.
 

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And yet they defeated the world's greatest Superpower to the point where they even got Biden to agree to their every whim.. How did they manage that? This defeat will be legendary among Muslims for centuries to come.
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No, she was deliberately killed and for no reason whatsoever.
One can question whether it was a justified shooting or not, but if one holds to the idea that police officers can defend themselves using lethal force if they fear for their lives, then a case can certainly be made for the officer shooting her if he felt threatened that way. That she was part of mob of people trying to break through barricaded doors makes it a bit harder to argue the threat both she and that mob presented.

I could understand if the officer shot he had she just been standing outside yelling, but that wasn't the case. She was forcing her way into a defended area knowing she was not to pass. I've already stated that I think shooting her was excessive, but with the "fear for your life" defense cops are often given, it doesn't make clear cut at all given how so many others have died for doing less than what she did.
 

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But the "goat fanciers didn't" have those decommissioned weapons when you claimed they "whupped the U.S. military." 🤷‍♂️
Right. Perhaps Joe Biden 'gifted' them for a job well done. The Taliban, with their new arsenal, can now be a power anywhere.
 

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One can question whether it was a justified shooting or not, but if one holds to the idea that police officers can defend themselves using lethal force if they fear for their lives, then a case can certainly be made for the officer shooting her if he felt threatened that way. That she was part of mob of people trying to break through barricaded doors makes it a bit harder to argue the threat both she and that mob presented.

I could understand if the officer shot he had she just been standing outside yelling, but that wasn't the case. She was forcing her way into a defended area knowing she was not to pass. I've already stated that I think shooting her was excessive, but with the "fear for your life" defense cops are often given, it doesn't make clear cut at all given how so many others have died for doing less than what she did.
Those 'feelings' have to be definitely supported by facts. Since there were several people around him at the time were any of them questioned at the time as to whether Ashli Babbitt posed a threat to their lives and whether she frightened them. And why did the officer run from the scene as soon as he shot her?
 

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The Ministry for Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice -- something that Democrats are slowly building towards, with their Ministry of Truth -- is now officially back in force with the Taliban:


The same Taliban your crush Trump negotiated a deal with? The same Taliban he said are "Smart, very very smart"? The same Taliban he basically handed the country of Afghanistan over to by cutting the actual government of Afghanistan out of of his "negotiations"?

That Taliban?
 

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With 'decommissioned' weapons they can't get spare parts for? :ROFLMAO: FAIL!...FAIL!.FAIL!...
Sure. China and Russia can't help at all. They 'dismantled them all? Even the night goggles? Is that what you were told?
 

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She was killed because she became a QAnon crazed domestic terrorist who bought into Trump's lies. Her blood, and the blood of the other four people who died on January 6, is on Trump's hands. Without his lies and exhortations, and those that enabled and echoed those lies, none of it would have happened, and those 5 people would still be alive today.
What four other people were killed that night and how was Trump responsible? Do you have links to any of this?
 

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:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: Look out world! The Taliban is a major power now. They a few "night goggles."....Too damned funny. Thanks for the laugh, Carl.
They just defeated the world's Superpower without any high tech equipment at all. Now that they've aligned with China, Russia, and Iran that formerly secret weaponry might come in handy. Or, like all other Leftists, have you not thought that far ahead?
 

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No they don't. Another FAIL on your part. The Capitol LEO has been cleared as having performed a 'good shoot.'
Yes, they investigated themselves and found themselves not guilty.
 
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