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Taliban and ISIS already attacking the green zone in Kabul – HotAir

Taliban and ISIS already attacking the green zone in Kabul – HotAir
Beginning of the end

We can only say “mostly” for the time being because the plan involves leaving both troops and diplomatic personnel in the Kabul embassy, located in the green zone.There was a rocket attack on the green zone yesterday, seemingly aimed at the palace of President Ashraf Ghani.But now some opposition forces are inside of the city and launching rockets over the walls of the green zone in broad daylight.Getting our people out of the green zone alive really needs to be a priority at this point, and if that situation turns into a replay of The Fall of Saigon and our people wind up being killed or captured, the blame is going to land on Joe Biden’s shoulders.

(Associated Press) At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace on Tuesday shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the major Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.At what point will the White House realize that Ashraf Ghani’s government is going to fall and there will be no point in having an embassy in that city?

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