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  4 U.S. Marines Are Among Those Killed In Explosions Outside Kabul's Airport
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AuthorJonathan Franklin
News DateThursday, August 26, 2021 06:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionTwo explosions, one just outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul and another at the nearby Baron Hotel, caused several casualties Thursday. The attacks came less than a day after the U.S. Embassy warned U.S. citizens to get out of the area.
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I:1038WA Indy ( 1454.9387 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 07:21:50 PM UTC0:00
I think the understanding is that this ISIS-K, not the Taliban

 
R:10271New Jersey Politico ( 241.9174 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 07:25:34 PM UTC0:00
WA Indy: I think the understanding is that this ISIS-K, not the Taliban

I know, my point was more if we are gonna pull out at least do it with a plan and not put ourselves in a situation where, now at least 10, Americans die.

 
Un:9757BrentinCO ( 4072.6860 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 08:00:26 PM UTC0:00
WA Indy: I think the understanding is that this ISIS-K, not the Taliban

You are right. I stand corrected.

 
R:10271New Jersey Politico ( 241.9174 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 08:39:14 PM UTC0:00
I still don't think that the Taliban really cares. How did they get through check points? Where they aided by the Taliban? Why are we still trusting them with security?

 
D:1RP ( 5283.2700 points)
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Thu, August 26, 2021 09:12:49 PM UTC0:00
Afghanistan was never a functional centralized state anyway. While the Taliban will likely be "officially" in conrol, the reality will be all sorts of different factions and warlords in control of different areas.

 
Un:11182CyberPolitics ( 0.1843 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 09:34:08 PM UTC0:00
How do I delete that work complete sign?

 
Un:11182CyberPolitics ( 0.1843 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 09:36:07 PM UTC0:00
New Jersey Politico: I still don't think that the Taliban really cares. How did they get through check points? Where they aided by the Taliban? Why are we still trusting them with security?

That is the same questions I am asking?

 
Un:11182CyberPolitics ( 0.1843 points)
Thu, August 26, 2021 09:57:04 PM UTC0:00
Pres. Biden will be addressing the nation soon.