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Title: US used secret CIA base outside Kabul to evacuate Americans, 1,000 Afghan commandos & their families media
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URL Source: https://www.rt.com/news/533748-cia-base-afghanistan-evacuation/
Published: Sep 2, 2021
Author: staff
Post Date: 2021-09-02 11:20:09 by Ada
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Views: 52
Comments: 6

The US reportedly used a secret CIA compound to rescue Americans, along with members of elite Afghan special forces, amid the chaos in and around the Kabul airport.

The compound, known as the Eagle Base and located less than three miles north of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, was used to covertly get hundreds of US nationals and at least 1,000 Afghan commandos and their families out of the country, Politico reported, citing flight documents and three highly placed sources.

The evacuees were instructed to head out to the base in order to avoid security risks and the general chaos outside the airport, which was flooded by locals after the Afghan capital was seized by the Taliban on August 15. The diplomats communicated directly with US nationals, including when the embassy was urging Americans to stay away from the airport in the light of growing terrorist threats.

Some people were flown from the base by helicopters to the Kabul airport and later airlifted to Germany, Politico said. A CIA spokesperson declined to comment on the operation to the website.

President Joe Biden was heavily criticized by opponents from the Republican Party and media for the frantically organized last-minute evacuation and for not taking measures to rescue Americans and allied Afghans sooner. Biden, however, described the operation as a success, calling it “one of the biggest airlifts in history.” Read more As Afghan war ends, House approves $24bn bump for Pentagon budget As Afghan war ends, House approves $24bn bump for Pentagon budget

Overall, more than 124,000 people were flown out of Kabul during the last two weeks of August, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Army General Mark Milley.

Biden vowed to help Americans remaining in Afghanistan leave, if they want to, even after the last US troops left the country on Monday, bringing an end to nearly two decades of occupation.

The evacuation was marred by a suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport, which killed 13 US soldiers and more than 160 Afghan civilians. Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISIS-K), an offshoot of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) in Afghanistan, claimed responsibility for the attack.

The NATO-trained Afghan security force largely dissipated during the final stage of the Taliban offensive last month, allowing the militants to capture a sizable arsenal of military hardware, including US-made weapons and gear.

The US and some of its NATO allies invaded Afghanistan in 2001 in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, in order to fight Al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups.

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#1. To: Ada (#0)

CIA secret base, what a big surprise, it will be used to stage a counter attract and take back the country.

Darkwing  posted on  2021-09-02   12:37:13 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Darkwing (#1)

Looks like they will try economic warfare first.

Ada  posted on  2021-09-02   14:15:52 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#3. To: Darkwing (#1)

CIA secret base, what a big surprise, it will be used to stage a counter attract and take back the country.

Do you really think Taliban and ISIS-K are stupid and do not know about this base? Think again. ;)

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke

BTP Holdings  posted on  2021-09-02   17:47:31 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#4. To: Ada (#2)

Looks like they will try economic warfare first.

That is what they did with North Korea until Trump took the bull by the horns and dropped inert bombs in the mountains of the north.

This caused Kim to step across the DMZ and to embrace Moon, the peacenik.

Have you ever seen night time satellite images of the Korean peninsula? It is very revealing the only place there are visible lights is in Pyongyang. The rest of the country is dark.

North Korea was one of only three nations without a Rothschild central bank. The other two are Cuba and Iran. ;)

"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one." Edmund Burke

BTP Holdings  posted on  2021-09-02   17:54:12 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#5. To: BTP Holdings, ghostdogtxn, 4um (#4)

Have you ever seen night time satellite images of the Korean peninsula? It is very revealing the only place there are visible lights is in Pyongyang. The rest of the country is dark.

geology.com/articles/sate...hoto-earth-at-night.shtml

Aside from proving that the Earth is flat and a perfect rectangle, these pics show how much of the world is uncivilized/uninhabited and dark.

Also proves that Greenland is as big as the US and about to invade us. They're those Viking bastards, right?

The light that burns twice as bright, burns half as long. - Dr. Eldon Tyrell

Godfrey Smith: Mike, I wouldn't worry. Prosperity is just around the corner.
Mike Flaherty: Yeah, it's been there a long time. I wish I knew which corner.
My Man Godfrey (1936)

Esso  posted on  2021-09-02   18:12:50 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#6. To: Esso (#5)

I’ve heard many people bitch about maps. The Africans and other equatorial nations bitch because their huge countries look small, browns think the maps make America and Europe look more important than they are, etc.

If you don’t like the Mercator projection maps, make your own fucking maps. You don’t like Europe on top? Flip them and sell yours with Antarctica as the crown of the world.

People always bitch about how Europeans and their descendants dominate culture. Culture is a battlefield and an evolution. The ideas that come out on top are the better, fitter ideas.

So yeah, Canada is fucking Huge, and Greenland ginormous.

"It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men." -- Samuel Adams (1722-1803)‡

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ghostdogtxn  posted on  2021-09-03   8:19:39 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


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