User: newstrust Topic: Afghanistan
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Trump Is Donating Ventilators to Countries That Don’t Need or Can’t Use Them 16.7.2020
Public health experts said the donations could go to waste or even risk patients' live for the sake of a PR ...
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Why is Trump donating ventilators to countries that don’t need or can’t use them? 16.7.2020 Raw Story
As President Donald Trump came under criticism that his administration had failed to manage the coronavirus pandemic, he cited one area of success: his plan to donate thousands of ventilators to other countries. “Now we’re the king of ventilators,” Trump told reporters on April 18. White House officials have pushed the U.S. Agency for International […]
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Did Trump order the Russian bounty story cut from John Bolton’s book? 8.7.2020 Raw Story
When former national security adviser John Bolton stepped down in September 2019 (or was fired, depending), he cited a disagreement with President Trump about Afghanistan. Specifically, Bolton pointed to an argument with the president about Trump’s proposal to invite Taliban leaders to Camp David for peace negotiations a few days ahead of the Sept. 11 anniversary. […]
Trump’s a traitor — and the Russian bounty scandal is the final straw 4.7.2020 Raw Story
The first story of the rest of Donald Trump’s life was published last Friday in the New York Times, revealing that the Russian intelligence agency known as the GRU has been paying bonuses to Taliban fighters to kill Americans, and that this intelligence had been reported to Trump and had been known at least since […]
Letters to the Editor: The Russian bounty scandal raises a terrible question: Is Trump a traitor? 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

With the Russian bounty scheme, the United States faces a crisis worse than anything in Watergate.

As Russian bounty scandal unfolds, remember this: Robert Mueller found plenty of collusion 3.7.2020 Raw Story
Although Donald Trump now claims the whole thing is a “hoax” — his favorite term to discredit any story that’s true — the president was clearly told by intelligence officials that Russia was paying bounties to Afghan fighters to kill American troops. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Trump was briefed and there was […]
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An obvious explanation for Trump’s subservience to Putin is staring us in the face 3.7.2020 Raw Story
Although Donald Trump now claims the whole thing is a “hoax” — his favorite term to discredit any story that’s true — the president was clearly told by intelligence officials that Russia was paying bounties to Afghan fighters to kill American troops. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Trump was briefed and there was […]
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‘Trump is owned by Putin’: President accused of ‘literal treason’ after bombshell NYT report on Russian assassination unit 27.6.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump was harshly criticized on Friday after a bombshell New York Times report on Russia offering bounties for the killing of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. “American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops […]
'I had a prosthetic leg fitted last week, now I'm walking 10km' 11.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Ex-Warwickshire batsman Andy Moles had his left leg amputated 10 weeks ago, but that is not stopping him walking 10km for charity.
Coronavirus pandemic will drive 60 million people will into extreme poverty: World Bank 21.5.2020 Raw Story
A new report finds that as many as 60 million people could be reduced to living on less than $2 a day as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This article was originally published at Salon “The pandemic and shutdown of advanced economies could push as many as 60 million people into extreme poverty – erasing much of […]
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Coronavirus: Six killed in clashes at Afghanistan food aid protest 9.5.2020 BBC: World
Clashes erupt after people complain about a perceived failure to help the poor during the pandemic.
US, China block UN resolution in spat over WHO handling of pandemic 30.4.2020 Raw Story
The United States and China remained at loggerheads Thursday over a UN Security Council draft resolution calling for a 90-day humanitarian pause in conflicts worldwide in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The stalemate — over a mention of the World Health Organization — leaves little hope of a quick vote as the Security Council […]
Coronavirus: Five of the countries most at risk from famine in 2020 22.4.2020 BBC: World
As the World Food Programme warns of the worst crisis since WWII, which countries are most vulnerable?
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Coronavirus: Second Greek migrant facility quarantined 5.4.2020 BBC: World
The facility is under "full sanitary lockdown" after a resident tested positive for Coronavirus.
The Mayor of Amity 5.4.2020 The Moderate Voice

Someone in over his depth. Someone in deep denial. Someone seemingly obsessed entirely with the almighty dollar.

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Afghanistan conflict: US to cut $1bn in aid over political feud 24.3.2020 BBC: World
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the sanction after failing to get rival politicians to agree.
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How Trump-supporting BlackRock is profiting in a time of crisis 24.3.2020 Raw Story
by Nancy Mancias With little government support and corporate accountability, humanitarian aid workers are scrambling to address the refugee crisis in the wake of the global pandemic, COVID-19 (coronavirus). The outbreak of the coronavirus comes at a time when there is a great influx of war and economic refugees migrating to Europe. Despite Turkey’s efforts to host […]
Syria war: Turkey says thousands of migrants have crossed to EU 29.2.2020 BBC: World
President Erdogan "opened the doors" for them to exit, saying his country can no longer host them.
Trump gambles on plan to bring home some U.S. troops from Afghanistan before election 24.2.2020 LA Times: Nation

The Taliban has started a 'reduction in violence' period that could lead to the withdrawal of many U.S. troops from Afghanistan. But pitfalls are many.

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The Purge Continues: Top Pentagon Official Forced Out For Defending Ukraine Aid 19.2.2020 Crooks Liars
Oh, look. King DonJohn has demanded that John Rood, yet another competent and honest official, be removed from his sight! Alysin Camerota introduced the breaking news with Jim Sciutto this morning: "This is a very senior official, the Pentagon undersecretary for policy. So he was involved in all of the key administration priorities. Countering China, Russia, Ukraine story, notably. I'll get to that. South Korea, North Korea, Afghanistan. Had differences with the administration, has been asked for his resignation," Sciutto said. "But the clear message here is that he's being pushed out in part because of these differences. He came in under Defense Secretary Mattis, and this is another case where you have someone who you might describe as a contrarian voice there, who will no longer be present." "There is a very specific episode dealing with Ukraine that people can remember," John Berman said. "Hours after the famous July 25th phone call between Trump and Zelensky, where you had this alleged quid pro quo, ...
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