Credit to Jewish News Syndicate – August 16, 2021
The Hamas terror group praised the Taliban on Monday as the Islamist movement and military organization returned to power in Afghanistan, pushing out the United States and even overtaking Kabul after two decades of fighting.
In a statement, Hamas said it “congratulates the Taliban movement and its courageous leadership on this victory, which was the culmination of its long struggle over the past 20 years,” reported AFP.
Its officials wished “the Afghan Muslim people and its leadership success in achieving unity, stability and prosperity.”
They added it proves that “the resistance of the peoples—foremost of which is our struggling Palestinian people—is destined for victory.”
FROM Christians United for Israel – Hamas and the Taliban represent two sides of the same terrorist coin. You can not condemn the Taliban and not Hamas, that is the height of hypocrisy.
FROM FOX NEWS: Users called into question Twitter’s standards after pointing out a key Taliban spokesman has been using the platform to give updates about the group’s advances while former President Trump remains permanently suspended from it. Trump remains suspended from Twitter while Taliban spokesman uses platform freely. Trump’s account had over 80 million followers. Twitters reasoning was that by keeping Trump’s account active, it would increase the risk of “further incitement of violence”.
FROM NEWSMAX: Poll: Nearly 70% of Americans Disapprove of Biden’s Handling of Afghanistan. “This is Saigon, and it’s far worse. Our nation has watched the same group of leaders in Washington D.C., flounder and blunder on foreign policy, on COVID-19, on the border, and on the economy,” said Mark Meckler, President of Convention of States Action. “After spending more than $1 trillion dollars and enduring wounded and dead soldiers, we are confronted with a basecamp for terror, a foreign policy nightmare, and are now less safe here at home.”
FROM BRIETBART: Biden’s disingenuous Afghanistan speech tried to present a false choice. But Trump just busted him cold. “It’s not that we left Afghanistan. It’s the grossly incompetent way we left!”
FROM DAILYWIRE: Afghanistan’s First Female Mayor: Taliban Coming ‘For People Like Me,’ Will ‘Kill Me’