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US Left Behind Majority Of Afghan Allies Who Applied For Visas: REPORT

US Left Behind Majority Of Afghan Allies Who Applied For Visas: REPORT

  Thomas Catenacci  The U.S. abandoned more than half of all interpreters and Afghans who applied for special immigrant visas (SIV), a senior State Department official told The Wall Street Journal. The official didn’t share specific information or figures, but estimated that a majority of the visa applicants were left behind in Afghanistan, the WSJ reported. […]

ANALYSIS: Was Trump’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Actually Different From Biden’s?

ANALYSIS: Was Trump’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Plan Actually Different From Biden’s?

  Thomas Catenacci  The Trump administration signed a conditions-based agreement “for bringing peace to Afghanistan” with the Taliban last year, the precursor to the disastrous withdrawal over which President Joe Biden presided. “We controlled everything. And they [the Taliban] were afraid to move. They wouldn’t have moved,” former President Donald Trump told Fox News on […]

Uzbekistan Says Afghan Refugees Can’t Stay: REPORT

Uzbekistan Says Afghan Refugees Can’t Stay: REPORT

by Thomas Catenacci Uzbekistan, a Middle Eastern nation that borders Afghanistan, warned the U.S. that refugees fleeing the Taliban wouldn’t be granted asylum, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Uzbekistan government recently urged the U.S. to take action and transport the refugees to a third nation, according to the WSJ. The small Middle Eastern country […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Biden’s New Eviction Moratorium

Supreme Court Strikes Down Biden’s New Eviction Moratorium

by Thomas Catenacci The Supreme Court ordered the Biden administration on Thursday to stop enforcing the federal eviction moratorium recently extended to October. “It would be one thing if Congress had specifically authorized the action that the CDC has taken,” the Supreme Court ruling said. “But that has not happened. Instead, the CDC has imposed […]

Multiple US Troops Killed In Kabul Attacks

Multiple US Troops Killed In Kabul Attacks

  Thomas Catenacci  Twelve U.S. military service members were killed and 15 were injured in explosions outside the Kabul airport Thursday, Pentagon officials said. “It’s a hard day today,” Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of the U.S. Central Command, told reporters during a Thursday briefing. “Two suicide bombers assessed to have been ISIS fighters detonated […]

Taliban Executes Journalist’s Family Member After Door-To-Door Search

Taliban Executes Journalist’s Family Member After Door-To-Door Search

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR The Taliban executed the relative of a journalist and seriously harmed another after a door-to-door search for the reporter in Afghanistan. The unnamed journalist, who works for German state-owned broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), is one of several reporters the Taliban have hunted in the aftermath of the Afghan government’s collapse, the media […]

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans To Propose Bill Forcing Biden Administration To Reveal How Much US Weaponry Taliban Seized During Takeover

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans To Propose Bill Forcing Biden Administration To Reveal How Much US Weaponry Taliban Seized During Takeover

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee plan to offer legislation that would require the Biden administration to reveal how much U.S. equipment was taken by the Taliban. The Republicans told the Daily Caller News Foundation that they would introduce the bill during the upcoming full committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) early […]

Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers, Driver’s License Info From 47 Million T-Mobile Customers

Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers, Driver’s License Info From 47 Million T-Mobile Customers

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Hackers obtained private information, including social security numbers and driver’s license data, from more than 47 million T-Mobile customers in an ongoing cyberattack, the company said. The breach exposed the information of about 7.8 million current and 40 million former and prospective customers to the hackers, T-Mobile announced late on Tuesday. The U.S. telecommunications […]

FLASHBACK: Kamala Harris Bragged About Playing Major Role In Biden’s Plan To Pull Out Of Afghanistan

FLASHBACK: Kamala Harris Bragged About Playing Major Role In Biden’s Plan To Pull Out Of Afghanistan

Thomas Catenacci Vice President Kamala Harris took credit for the Biden administration’s plan in April to quickly withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan. Harris confirmed that she was the last person in the room shortly after President Joe Biden announced that he had ordered all U.S. military personnel to withdraw from the Middle Eastern nation by Sept. […]

Pentagon Refuses To Answer Question On Taliban Obtaining US Weaponry, Equipment

Pentagon Refuses To Answer Question On Taliban Obtaining US Weaponry, Equipment

  THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR The Department of Defense evaded a question about whether it is acting to prevent the Taliban from obtaining U.S. weapons in Afghanistan. A top U.S. military official said he doesn’t “have information” about an effort to seize military equipment the U.S. gave to the fallen Afghanistan government and has since been taken by […]