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Good Morning

Refund the police! Woke Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to unveil budget that BOOSTS spending on crime-hit city's PD after she slashed $59M from the department last year
Tuesday September 21st, 2021

avagardner-barefootcontessa
Mayorkas rushes to Texas border sector overwhelmed by migrants, admits 'challenging situation'; thousands of Haitians go back to Mexico, but only 327 sent to Haiti on 3 flights Sunday
Rockets and explosives seized in search campaigns in Kirkuk and Samarra
Kadyrov's results cast doubt on the results of elections in Chechnya
ISIS-K claims responsibly for blasts in Nangarhar province, Talib official sez arrests made
IMF Funds for Afghanistan 'On Hold' Says Spokesman
Army launches search op along LoC after detecting suspicious movement
FBI storms Brian Laundrie's 'crime
scene' Florida home and haul his parents away

Posted by: Fred || 09/21/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Ava Gardner

Ava Lavinia Gardner was an American actress and singer. She first signed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941 and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew critics' attention in 1946 with her performance in Robert Siodmak's film noir The Killers.

Born: Ava Lavinia Gardner, December 24, 1922, Grabtown, North Carolina, U.S.
Died: January 25, 1990, Westminster, London, England

Wikipedia - AG - ALG - IMDb

Siodmak not Skidmark
Posted by: Jeremiah White2418 || 09/21/2021 1:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Ava Gardner

Posted by: Jeremiah White2418 || 09/21/2021 1:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Ava Gardner "Touch me and You won't LIVE till Morning!"

Posted by: Jeremiah White2418 || 09/21/2021 1:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Ava Gardner - Is There any Other Gardner ?

Hola soy tu jardinero mi nombre es Ava.





Posted by: Jeremiah White2418 || 09/21/2021 1:48 Comments || Top||

#5  Ava Gardner - Open Air - I don't know about you, but I'm breathing heavy. 😁




Posted by: Jeremiah White2418 || 09/21/2021 1:54 Comments || Top||

#6  She's so pretty.❤
Posted by: Wren || 09/21/2021 5:17 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
Texas Border Patrol discovers hotel room packed with illegals in suspected human smuggling operation
[FoxNews] Texas Border Patrol agents discovered a hotel room in which 10 illegal immigrants were staying while they waited to be smuggled deeper into the U.S.

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents received a tip Friday afternoon about a hotel in Edinburg being used to harbor illegal immigrants. The city is located in the southern tip of Texas, near the Mexico border.

Agents went to investigate the hotel and witnessed two individuals enter the suspected room with several jugs of water and groceries. They continued to surveil the hotel room and determined it was being used to harbor illegal immigrants, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office conducted a welfare check and discovered more than 10 people in the room. CBP said the people were citizens from El Salvador, Honduras, and Mexico.

The migrants reportedly told the officers that they had been waiting to be transported further into the U.S. for nearly 30 days.

The next morning, McAllen Border Patrol Station agents in Hidalgo discovered more illegal immigrants – including an unaccompanied child – using a storm drain to illegally enter the U.S.

From early that morning until late in the evening, MCS agents and the Hidalgo Police Department set up a perimeter and arrested about 10 people using the storm drain to illegally enter the U.S. All subjects were citizens of Mexico and Honduras.

The migrants apprehended at the hotel room and using the storm drain are all being processed, CBP said.

Hidalgo is about 20 miles south of Edinburg, a stone’s throw from the U.S.-Mexico border.

The discovery came as thousands of Haitian migrants have overwhelmed agents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent days. On Monday, more than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants were removed from an encampment at a Texas border town.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 06:30 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  Nah, just trying out some Texas BBQ, be walking home in the morning.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/21/2021 17:31 Comments || Top||

#2  They heard the local Del Taco was hiring. What's wrong with hard working immigrants doing the jobs Americans won't do?
Posted by: jpal || 09/21/2021 18:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Haitian criminals have a very aggressive and confrontational approach to crime. You will soon hear horror stories of Haitian illegals.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/21/2021 21:45 Comments || Top||

#4  Soon?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 22:21 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Afghan Suicide Bomber Released From CIA Jail When US Forces Abandoned Bagram Air Base; Originally Aimed at New Delhi
[Red State] When a suicide bomber blew himself up at a US military control point on the fringes of Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport, killing 11 Marines, one sailor, and one soldier, and he created the third highest single-day casualty total for the entire 20-year war (see Yesterday Was One of the Bloodiest Days in the Afghan War Because of the Choices Joe Biden Made and He Owns the Outcome). He also set in motion a sequence of events that eventually resulted in the United States killing ten civilians, seven of them children, in a drone attack that was to ostensibly destroy another suicide bomb threat and added ignominy to the already disgraceful US exit from Afghanistan.

Now an Indian outlet, Firstpost, is reporting that the bomber was in US custody at Bagram Air Base up until our unmanly and precipitous flight on July 5 when we fled from that critical installation without bothering to tell our Afghan allies that we were leaving:
The U.S. left Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield after nearly 20 years by shutting off the electricity and slipping away in the night without notifying the base’s new Afghan commander, who discovered the Americans’ departure more than two hours after they left, Afghan military officials said.

Afghanistan’s army showed off the sprawling air base Monday, providing a rare first glimpse of what had been the epicenter of America’s war to unseat the Taliban and hunt down the al-Qaida perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks on America.

The U.S. announced Friday it had completely vacated its biggest airfield in the country in advance of a final withdrawal the Pentagon says will be completed by the end of August.

"We (heard) some rumor that the Americans had left Bagram ... and finally by seven o’clock in the morning, we understood that it was confirmed that they had already left Bagram," Gen. Mir Asadullah Kohistani, Bagram’s new commander said.

The Taliban subsequently seized Bagram on August 15, and thousands of prisoners returned to action. Here is Pentagon goof John Kirby admitting that the US military didn’t know how many prisoners were freed, but they numbered in the "thousands."

The Kabul Airport bomber was originally tasked to attack Delhi

[OneIndia] The jacket wallah of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Khorasan Province (ISKP), Abdul Rehman was originally handpicked to carry out a major attack in New Delhi. Rehman who hails from Afghanistan was the some of a merchant who frequented India for business.

Rehman had taken admission at an engineering college in Noida and he was handpicked to strike in the national capital due to his familiarity with New Delhi. He was however arrested after he came under the radar of the Delhi Police and Research and Analysis Wing.

However after his arrest, he was extradited to Afghanistan and was questioned by the CIA before being put in jail. During his questioning in 2019, he gave information about a top ISKP leader, Firstpost said in a report. The US then eliminated that leader in a dronezap.

An official speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
told OneIndia that the ISKP which had commenced operations in Afghanistan had planned on a major attack in Delhi in the year 2016. The ISKP was actively recruiting Indians, especially from Kerala and felt that a major attack of this nature would help boost recruitments further.

The plot was however foiled by the Indian agencies and this led to the arrest of Rehman. However following the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
takeover of Afghanistan, Rehman was among the many ISKP murderous Moslems who were released from jail.

Rehman following his release was roped in by the ISKP to carry out the bombing at the Kabul Airport, following the withdrawal by the US troops. The ISIS' official news agency, Amaq said after the bombing that a member called Abdul Rahman al-Pashtun-infested Logari had carried out the martyrdom operation near the Kabul Airport.
Abdul Rahman al-Pashtuni? What a clever nom de guerre, and now entered into the Rantburg archives.
Analysts say that for the ISKP, the Kabul bombing was a major success as it not only did great damage, but also boosted the morale of their terrorists. The ISKP was founded just six years back in Afghanistan. The ISKP focused on recruiting disgruntled Taliban commanders and other murderous Moslems who felt marginalised within the Jihadi ranks. The ISKP which had over 6,000 fighters when it was founded, now has just 1,500 members. It has been at war with the Taliban, but has not found much success.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/21/2021 01:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  This just gets better & Better.
Posted by: Sonny Black || 09/21/2021 9:26 Comments || Top||

#2  The Taliban subsequently seized Bagram on August 15, and thousands of prisoners returned to action. Here is Pentagon goof John Kirby admitting that the US military didn’t know how many prisoners were freed, but they numbered in the "thousands."

So Biden's speech to the UN Assembly this morning that terrorists face a determined enemy, Joe Biden's US, is a bald faced lie.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/21/2021 11:29 Comments || Top||


Panjshir: Taliban Denies Detaining, Torturing Civilians
Taqqiya.
And the victims deny that it hurt.
[ToloNews] Taliban
...Arabic for students...
officials on Monday denied claims that the group is detaining and torturing civilians in Panjshir valley and reiterated that the northern province is secure.

The Taliban’s comments come as a commander of the resistance front, Saleh Mohammad Registani, said that the Taliban is arresting civilians and torturing them in a prison in Kapisa province.

In videos sent to the media, resistance front members claimed to have maintained a presence in Panjshir province. The videos depicted occasional conflicts between the two sides.

Saleh Mohammad Registani: "They are searching houses, arresting innocent people, carrying them to a prison in Kapisa. They kill innocent people and do not allow their relatives to bury the bodies."

In the meantime, several Panjshir residents claimed that the Taliban is using civilian houses as fighting positions.

Asadullah Wahdat, a Panjshir resident, said: "We ask the Islamic Emirate forces to evacuate residential areas and go where there are military forces of the former government."

Safora Amiri, another Panjshir resident, said: "The areas are full of military forces. The Taliban are using people’s houses, this has caused civilians to evacuate their homes."

However,
death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
a member of the Cultural Commission at the Ministry of Culture and Information denied the claims. Ahmadullah Wasiq said: "Panjshir is fully secure now. There is no fighting. The enemy [resistance front forces ] is not active."
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Taliban: The population fled. In our vehicles trunks.
Posted by: Throth Bucket8145 || 09/21/2021 1:26 Comments || Top||


For U.S. Residents Hiding in Kabul, Help Is Slow in Coming
[PJMedia] For U.S. residents trapped in Afghanistan — abandoned by their president to the tender mercies of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
— life in hiding is made up of long periods of boredom interrupted by short, intense periods of abject terror.
Biden: "Can't I just finish my nap??"
The News Agency that Dare Not be Named contacted several of the families on the run and found that they had lost contact or been unable to talk to anyone in the State Department who can help them leave the country. All they can do is keep moving from house to house, trying not to stay in one place for too long lest the Taliban find out and arrest them.

For some Afghans who have green cards after working with the U.S. during the occupation, it’s a matter of life and death.

When the phone rang in an apartment in Kabul a few weeks ago, the U.S. green card holder who answered — a truck driver from Texas visiting family — was hopeful it was the U.S. State Department finally responding to his pleas to get him and his parents on a flight out.

Instead, it was the Taliban.

"We won’t hurt you. Let’s meet. Nothing will happen," the caller said, according to the truck driver’s brother, who lives with him in Texas and spoke to him afterwards. The call included a few ominous words: "We know where you are."

The Taliban knows who most of the collaborators are because the State Department helpfully gave the Taliban lists of Afghan citizens who had worked as translators and contractors.

Blinken said the U.S. government does not track U.S. green card holders in Afghanistan but he estimated several thousand remain in the country, along with about 100 U.S. citizens. He said the U.S. government was still working to get them out.

As of Friday, at least 64 American citizens and 31 green card holders have been evacuated since the U.S. military left last month, according to the State Department. More were possibly aboard a flight from Mazar-e-Sharif on Friday, but the administration did not release figures.

Neither the U.S. nor the Taliban have offered a clear explanation why so few have been evacuated.

The reason there’s no explanation is that the White House is terrified that the media will begin to use the "H" word. The remaining Americans and green card holders are hostages just as surely as if they were rotting in some stinking Afghanistan prison.

That is hardly encouraging to another green card holder from Texas, a grandmother who recently watched from a rooftop as Lions of Islam pulled up in a half-dozen police cars and Humvees to take over the house across the street.

"The Taliban. The Taliban," she whispered into the phone to her American son in a Dallas suburb, a conversation the woman recounted to the AP. "The women and kids are screaming. They’re dragging the men to the cars."

The Taliban doesn’t want to provoke the U.S. into a military response by saying the remaining Americans are hostages. But you have to think that they have passed the word that it would not be advisable to try and get the Americans out without their help.

The Taliban wants to control the narrative. So does the White House. They are going to want the U.S. to recognize their terrorist government and in exchange, allow the Americans and some of the Afghan collaborators to leave.

And as long as the media cooperates and tries to help the American people forget we have a couple of hundred fellow citizens trapped in a hostile country, Biden can continue the charade of negotiations.

Meanwhile,
...back at the wreckage, Captain Poindexter awoke groggily, his hand still stuck in the Ming vase...
there will continue to be a trickle of Americans allowed to leave by the Taliban. Biden’s only hope is that nothing disturbs the delicate balance so that all of our countrymen can escape.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Worse than Carter.
Beyond disgraceful
Posted by: DaBigGuy || 09/21/2021 2:25 Comments || Top||

#2  During WW2 we left American civilians behind in the Phillipines and other exotic locations, but only because we had to. And by the end of that war Tokyo was a smoking pile of ash. On other occasions, we've gone to a great deal of trouble to rescue American civilians. This is a disgrace.
Posted by: Matt || 09/21/2021 13:07 Comments || Top||

#3  And the worthless SOB that's supposed to be in charge heads to the beach to rest up prior to his UN address on Climate Change.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/21/2021 16:16 Comments || Top||

#4  These f--ers really hate us. They radiate contempt for this country
Posted by: DaBigGuy || 09/21/2021 18:14 Comments || Top||

#5  But betrayal is instantaneous. Thanks Groper Joe!
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/21/2021 18:34 Comments || Top||

#6  regardless of the current circumstances, the wisdom of visiting Afghanistan coinciding with the withdrawal of the US from same, to me seems sorely lacking.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/21/2021 20:51 Comments || Top||

#7  These f--ers really hate us.

Are you speaking of the Taliban or our current leadershit in Washington?

Or Both?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/21/2021 22:07 Comments || Top||


ISIS-K claims responsibly for blasts in Nangarhar province, Talib official sez arrests made
[KhaamaPress] The Khurasan branch of Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS-K) has claimed that they have conducted three blasts on Saturday, September 18 and one the following day in the capital city-Jalalabad- of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province.

The explosions had targeted the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and had inflicted casualties to more than 25 people among them women and kiddies.

The Taliban has not said anything about the causalities yet but eyewitnesses say that a number of Taliban fighters were rushed to hospital after being maimed in explosions.

Nangarhar-bordering Pakistain- is the only province where the Taliban are being targeted by ISIS-K after they took over entire Afghanistan.

There are fears both in and out of Afghanistan that ISIS will reappear and will threaten the Taliban but the latter has said that there is no threat or fear of such kind.

Some districts of Nangarhar and Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
s were the heartlands of ISIS during the previous Afghan government and ruled the districts for five years and were finally driven out and root out together by the Afghan forces, the people uprising, and the Taliban.
ISIS has been proving to be a security nightmare in Afghanistan. The group may be down to 1,500 operatives, but still have the capabilities of carrying out massive attacks in Afghanistan.

The ISKP which had over 6,000 fighters when it was founded, now has just 1,500 members. It has been at war with the Taliban, but has not found much success.

Indian agencies say that the worry is that Pakistan may use the ISKP as a proxy against India. The Taliban has given an assurance that it would not allow terror groups to use its soil to launch attacks on third countries.

Daesh Does Not Pose Threat to Afghanistan: Taliban's Mujahid
[ToloNews] The Taliban caretaker government can restrain Daesh in Afghanistan and the group is not capable of posing a threat to the country, said Deputy Minister of Culture and Information Zabihullah Mujahid.

Speaking to TOLOnews, Mujahid said two groups have been arrested in relation to the last incidents in Nangarhar province.
“Arrest the usual suspects, Legumullah! We’ll want two from Column A and three from Column B.”
“Daesh is not a threat, because the thought of Daesh is a hated thought among the people. No one supports them. Second, our combat against Daesh was effective in the past and we know how to neutralize their techniques," Mujahid said.

Daesh claimed responsibility for several attacks in Kabul and Nangarhar province over the last month. Videos in which Daesh claimed responsibility for the attacks were posted by Amaq News Agency, an outlet with links to Daesh.

Considering the last attacks in Nangarhar and Kabul, some political analysts said that the group seems to be present in Afghanistan. Ibrahim Baes, a political analyst, told TOLOnews: “They wanted to show they are actively present in Afghanistan. They have decided to fight against the current government in Afghanistan.”

The US, NATO and others in the international community continually cite concerns over Al Qaeda and Daesh activity in Afghanistan, but the Taliban has pledged to not allow for any insurgent group to operate from Afghanistan and threaten other countries.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Horn
Sudan: Officials say coup attempt failed, army in control
[FoxNews] Sudanese authorities reported a coup attempt on Tuesday by a group of soldiers but said the attempt failed and that the military remains in control.

The development underscored the fragility of Sudan’s path to democracy, more than two years after the military's overthrow of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir amid a public uprising against his three-decade rule.

Sudan’s state-run television called on the public "to counter" the coup attempt but did not provide further details.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 06:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan

#1  "A military official said an unspecified number of troops from the armored corps were behind the attempt." The armored corps was behind, and ensured the military and Islamist coup of 1989, after which the Sudan became the first Islamist state.
Posted by: Bertie Crains2651 || 09/21/2021 8:24 Comments || Top||

#2  ...This never would have happened if Epaulet Guy was still around. Just sayin'.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/21/2021 17:31 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram worsens Maiduguri blackout, blows up more power facilities
[PUNCHNG] AFTER destroying several electric masts thereby cutting off Maiduguri metropolis from enjoying electricity for about nine months, four other electric masts supplying power along Damaturu-Maiduguri Road in Borno State were blown off again by suspected members of Boko Haram
...Nigeerian Islamist group, formerly paying homage to al-Qaeda, then, when the money ran out, to the Islamic State, and headed by nutcase Abu Bakr Shekau. Once he exploded in a gunfight with ISWAP, many in the group surrendered to the govt and others went with their new overlords. The remainder are a shell of their former selves, stmbling glassy-eyed and lonely through the Sambisa Forest and the soothing waters of Lake Chad, asking themselves What is truth?, or maybe just I wonder what's for dinner? I hope it's not rhinocerous again! ...
/ISWAP on Friday night.This latest setback came barely one month after the NNPC commenced building of gas plant to provide electricity to the troubled state in the North-East sub-region.

The electric towers were destroyed at Garin Kuturu village, a village about two kilometres from Auno, an area constantly being terrorised by the krazed killers.

According to reports, the attack on the facilities started in the evening around 7 pm and lasted up to 10 pm after which four of the towers were completely grounded while the gift tower was hanging loosely.

Reacting to the incident, some residents of the state capital, who spoke to The PUNCH, expressed their frustration at the latest destruction, stating that the state had suffered enough hardship as a result of the insurgency.
Posted by: Fred || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [49 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


ISWAP on massive recruitment drive, says Army spokesperson
[PUNCHNG] Following the recent killing of the Boko Haram
...Nigeerian Islamist group, formerly paying homage to al-Qaeda, then, when the money ran out, to the Islamic State, and headed by nutcase Abu Bakr Shekau. Once he exploded in a gunfight with ISWAP, many in the group surrendered to the govt and others went with their new overlords. The remainder are a shell of their former selves, stmbling glassy-eyed and lonely through the Sambisa Forest and the soothing waters of Lake Chad, asking themselves What is truth?, or maybe just I wonder what's for dinner? I hope it's not rhinocerous again! ...
leader Abubakar Shekau
...the lunatic leader of Boko Haram who has been reported dead at least eleven times, pledged his body and soul to ISIS, told his fighters to hang it up once or twice, and been fired by the Caliph and refused to step down. Last seen in 2017, sneaking into Cameroon while wearing a burka...
by the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of West African Province terrorist group and subsequent surrender of thousands of Boko Haram krazed killers, ISWAP has started massive recruitment drive.The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Onyeama Nwachukwu, said this on Sunday during a tour at the headquarters of the Theatre Command, Operation Hadin Kai Maimalari, in Maiduguri, Bornu State.

He urged members of the public to be on the lookout within their immediate environment.

Nwachukwu said, "I will like to mention that the ISWAP, very recently, haven been depleted by the surrendering of their member, as well as and conflict between them. They have embarked on what I will call a massive recruitment drive and I consider it very important to engage the media o block this recruitment.

"The Boko Haram Death Eaters have been surrendering. People have questioned the authenticity of the surrendering of these Death Eaters and why they are surrendering at this time.

"There are also the questions on the reintegration of these krazed killers. Another question is what the plight of the victims of the insurgency is.

"That is the essence of this tour. The military is not resting on its oars in the fight to end insurgency and insecurity in the country," Nwachukwu said.



Posted by: Fred || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [57 views] Top|| File under: ISWAP


Britain
UK apologizes after mistakenly sharing 250 Afghan interpreters' info in email: report
[FOX] The United Kingdom’s Defense Ministry apologized on Tuesday after mistakenly releasing the email addresses of 250 Afghan interpreters—some of whom have been in hiding since the Western withdrawal from Afghanistan, according to a report.
"Our bad"
The BBC reported that the errant email-- with 250 names copied on it-- was released by the UK’s Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy and was followed up—about 30 minutes later—with another email warning them that their email address "may have been compromised."
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 06:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  FUBAR is alive and well.
Posted by: Jack is Back! || 09/21/2021 7:26 Comments || Top||

#2  One can only imagine how short WWII would have been.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/21/2021 9:14 Comments || Top||

#3  If WW2 happened today our leaders would just roll over and let them have it.
Posted by: Chris || 09/21/2021 9:16 Comments || Top||

#4  If today's leaders were fighting ww2 they would have appologized to the Japanese for Pearl Harbor.
Posted by: Hupailing Sponter4766 || 09/21/2021 10:48 Comments || Top||

#5  The UK Government is riddled with muzz, mostly from Pakistain, right? Add to that the thousands of closet islamophiles in clerical and other staff or secularist tolerant of the 'commonwealth cultures', with probably Pakistani sons-in-law.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 09/21/2021 11:12 Comments || Top||


Europe
Poland slams Belarus, sends extra troops to border
[DW] Warsaw has accused Minsk of an "organized storming" of its borders after four people, apparently refugees, were found dead. Poland is sending 500 additional troops to the region.

Poland blamed Belarus on Monday for what Polish officials described as an "organized storming" of the border after four people were discovered dead in the region on the previous day. The victims are believed to be refugees who were trying to reach Polish territory. Poland, unlike Belarus, is an EU member.

Warsaw is sending an additional 500 troops and special vehicles to the border region to strengthen it against increasing migrant pressures, which the government says is being conducted by Belarus and Russia to destabilize the EU and its 27 member states.

POLAND TO PREPARE 'FOR ANY SCENARIO'
"We are dealing with a well-organized action directed from Minsk and Moscow," Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told reporters on Monday.

"We will defend Poland's border with full determination," Morawiecki said after a meeting with Interior Minister Mariusz Kaminski and the head of the Border Guards.

Kaminski tweeted: "We must be prepared for any scenario, which is why we are increasing border protection even more."

He added the extra troops and eight specialized vehicles will be sent to the border this week.

Polish officials said Sunday the bodies of three men, believed to be Iraqi nationals, were found on the Polish side of the border while Belarusian authorities announced an Iraqi woman was found within a meter of the border.

TIT-FOR-TAT
Poland and Lithuania have said the border incidents are part of an "attack" by the regime of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk with the sole purpose of destabilizing the EU.

The West believes Belarus' actions are an act of revenge for the sanctions imposed on Minsk.

The sanctions were a response to Lukashenko's continued oppression of political opposition to his near three decades of rule.
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Greece: Massive fire breaks out at Samos migrant camp
Photo essay. Photos can be seen at the link.
[DW] A major fire broke out at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Samos, a day before the last residents were due to be moved to a new facility.

A major fire forced the last residents of a migrant camp in Greece to evacuate on Sunday night as it raced through makeshift tents. About 300 people were still living in the Vathy camp on the island of Samos. They were due to be transferred to a new, less crowded facility starting on Monday.

Samos is one of the islands in the Aegean Sea where asylum-seekers often arrive when they set out from The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
to try and reach Europe. In Vathy, they lived in squalid conditions. At its peak, the camp, built for 680 people, held more than 10 times that number.
At least they weren't lonely
The migrants colonists who were still awaiting transfer the night of the fire had to move to an empty area near the camp entrance, while 10 unaccompanied minors were already taken to the new facility on Sunday.

Their destination, a closed, high-security camp, was inaugurated just last week. It is the first of five EU-funded facilities in Greece to use surveillance cameras, magnetic entry cards and X-ray scanners. Residents will also have a curfew of 8 p.m.

The EU has invested €276 million ($323 million) in these camps, but rights groups have criticized the new facilities for being too restrictive. "For those who have survived torture, the new highly controlled center means not only the loss of freedom but reliving past traumatic experiences," a Doctors Without Borders psychologist said in a statement.

The facility officially opened its doors to new residents on Monday. Before they entered, security personnel checked them for weapons and dangerous objects.

The facility in Samos is a pilot for the closed migrant camps in Greece. More high-security facilities will follow on the Greek islands of Leros, Lesbos, Kos and Chios, where migrants colonists still live in overcrowded tent camps.
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Government Corruption
Feds releasing 'numerous' migrants far from southern border in 'catch and release' system 'on a grander scale'
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 06:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  But ICE has determined they are safe to release into the communities. I suppose they can get the vax at their new homes - if they want it.
Posted by: Bobby || 09/21/2021 8:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Felony human trafficing.

The Law: Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. Section 7202 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act established the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center to achieve greater integration and overall effectiveness in the U.S. government's enforcement and other response efforts, and to work with foreign governments to address the separate but related issues of alien smuggling, trafficking in persons, and criminal support of clandestine terrorist travel.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 09/21/2021 11:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Quick, while nobody's looking, move them into swing states and get them registered to vote!
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/21/2021 12:11 Comments || Top||

#4  The Biden Junta now has the US involved with human trafficking, arming and coordinating with the Taliban, and facilitating an outright invasion from the entire Southern Hemisphere. It might not be over quite yet, but ladies n gentlemen, prepare to defend yourselves. We're all on our own for the most part which was a necessary stop along the road we are currently travelling.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 09/21/2021 15:31 Comments || Top||

#5  Unbelievable. The groundwork for the next 9/11 is being laid out in front of our eyes -- by our leaders.

If this doesn't merit charges of treason, I don't know what does.
Posted by: DaBigGuy || 09/21/2021 18:26 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ The Deep State desperately needs a domestic crisis requiring the institution of martial law, the secession of the US Constitution, state's rights, travel, communications, etc.

Texas and Florida must be STOPPED !
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/21/2021 18:36 Comments || Top||

#7  Texas and Florida must be STOPPED !

Yeah, fuck that.
[you expected something less?]
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/21/2021 22:20 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Army launches search op along LoC after detecting suspicious movement
[OneIndia] Indian Army has launched a search operation along the Line of Control after detecting suspicious movement in the Uri Sector of North Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
. No contact has been established as yet and there is no clarity on whether any infiltrator had intruded into Indian territory.

Army launches search op along LoC after detecting suspicious movement
Colonel Emron Masavi confirmed that there was suspicious movement detected along the LoC von the intervening night of September 18/19. He said that the search operation was under progress.

While there has been a significant drop in the number of infiltrations this year, the Army has said that the guard cannot be lowered. Our men are on constant vigil and it is due to this that the infiltrations have come down, an Army official said.

No ceasefire violation along LoC in Kashmir since February agreement

[OneIndia] There has been no ceasefire violation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir since the reiteration of the agreement between the armies of India and Pakistain in February this year, a top Army official here said on Monday.

General Officer Commanding (GoC) of the Army''s Srinagar-based 15 Corps or Chinar Corps, Lt Gen D P Pandey, said there have been some infiltration attempts, but unlike previous years they have not been "adequately supported" by ceasefire violations.

"The ceasefire violations have not increased. This year there has been none (ceasefire violation). At least in the Kashmir Valley, there has been zero," the GoC told news hounds on the sidelines of a function here.

Lt Gen Pandey said while there has been no instigation from Pakistain, the Indian Army is totally alert and prepared to respond appropriately to any ceasefire violation.

"We are totally prepared for ceasefire violations, if anything happens, we are all set to respond appropriately. But, frankly, there has been no instigation from across the border," he said.

Asked about infiltration attempts made by faceless myrmidons from across the LoC this year, the Army officer said there have hardly been any successful attempts.

"There have been some attempts. Unlike previous years, these have not been adequately supported (by ceasefire violations). There have hardly been any successful attempts, only about two attempts have succeeded. One was neutralised in Bandipora and we are looking for the second one," he said.

Referring to the search operation launched by the Army along the LoC in Uri sector in Baramulla district of north Kashmir, the GoC said the operation has been ongoing for the last 24 hours after "we felt that there is an infiltration attempt which has been made".

"We are looking for them...are they on this side or have gone back after making an attempt, that issue has not yet been clarified or verified on the ground,'' he said.

Lt Gen Pandey, however, said the force was alert to foil any infiltration attempt.

"I can assure you that we are quite alert . Our troops on the ground are totally alert and we will ensure that minimal infiltration takes place whenever they attempt," he said.

India and Pakistain had agreed to the strict observance of all agreements, understandings and ceasefire along the Line of Control and all other sectors with effect from the February 24-25 midnight 2021.
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Iraq
EOD squads thwart a bomb attack in Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [48 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi soldier killed in clashes with a drug dealer in Baghdad
[SHAFAQ] A security source reported today that an Iraqi soldier and a drug pusher were killed in festivities after raiding the latter's den east of Baghdad.

The source told Shafaq News Agency that a military force raided, today morning, a den of a drug pusher in al-Rashad area, east of Baghdad, noting that the dealer opened fire on the military force, killing a soldier immediately.

The military force holding the area managed to control the situation and confiscated a huge quantity of drugs, according to the source.
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Rockets and explosives seized in search campaigns in Kirkuk and Samarra
[SHAFAQ] Iraqi security forces located five ISIS headquarters in al-Azim basin and seized rockets and bombs hidden inside, the Iraqi security Media Cell (SMC) reported.

In a blurb issued earlier today, SMC said a force from the third brigade of the Federal Police's fourth division, in cooperation with the brigade's intelligence and drones detachments, conducted a search campaign in the Samarra sector and found five ISIS hideouts.

Inside the hideouts, the security forces found six bombs and other equipment, SMC said.

Elsewhere, a joint force from the 9th and 10th brigade of the Federal Police's third division, in cooperation with the 9th brigade intelligence, searched al-Hawaej, Nuweikeet, al-Suheil, and al-Fakhera in the Haweja District, Kirkuk.

In operation, the force in charge found three Katyusha rockets, three bombs, and a 120mm mortar shell, all destroyed on-site, according to SMC.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
2 Gazans briefly cross into Israel
[IsraelTimes] Two Paleostinians tried to cross the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
border into Israel on Monday, but returned back into the coastal enclave after spotting an Israel Defense Force squad heading to the scene, the army said.

It was the second infiltration attempt in three days.

On Saturday morning, three Paleostinians were detained by IDF soldiers after trying to infiltrate into southern Israel. The suspects were found carrying knives and bolt cutters in order to break through the fence when they were captured near the northern section of the border, according to the IDF. It was not clear whether the three had successfully fully passed through the fence at the time of their capture.

The suspects were detained and taken for questioning.

While Israel has a high-tech series of fences and walls guarding its frontier with Gaza, both above and below ground, a number of gaps remain in the steel fencing surrounding the Strip. These gaps have been used by Paleostinians in Gaza to illegally enter Israeli territory, often with hopes of fleeing the beleaguered enclave.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Senior Huras al-Din ideologue and senior military leader killed in U.S. drone strike
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]



Abu al-Bara al-Tunisi (a senior Huras al-Din ideologue) & Abu Hamza al-Yemeni (a senior military leader) were killed in today's U.S. drone strike near #Binnish, #Idlib
Posted by: Fred || 09/21/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda

#1  This time, for sure?
Posted by: Bobby || 09/21/2021 7:33 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ Well, that is the question now, isn't it?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/21/2021 12:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Didn't I hear Joe say this morning that for the first time in 20 years we are not at war?
Posted by: Tom || 09/21/2021 13:33 Comments || Top||

#4  /\Over the horizon, so it doesn't count as 'war'.
/sarc
Posted by: Bobby || 09/21/2021 14:41 Comments || Top||


Lebanon’s new PM vows to take back land it sees as occupied by Israel
Bloviating that will have no effect on anyone.
[IsraelTimes] Najib Mikati says ’Lebanese citizens have the right to oppose Israel’s occupation, and to respond to its attacks’; he also demands UNIFIL end Israel’s ’invasions’.

Lebanese politicians convened on Monday to confirm the country’s new government, following a power outage and a broken generator that briefly delayed the start of the parliament session.
Kinda symbolic, no?
The Shebaa Farms — known in Hebrew as Mount Dov — is a small patch of land captured by Israel from Syria in 1967. Leb
...an Iranian colony situated on the eastern Mediterranean, conveniently adjacent to Israel. Formerly inhabited by hardy Phoenecian traders, its official language is now Arabic, with the usual unpleasant side effects. The Leb civil war, between 1975 and 1990, lasted a little over 145 years and produced 120,000 fatalities. The average length of a ceasefire was measured in seconds. The Lebs maintain a precarious sectarian balance among Shiites, Sunnis, and about a dozeen flavors of Christians. It is the home of Hezbollah, which periodically starts a war with the Zionist Entity, gets Beirut pounded to rubble, and then declares victory and has a parade. The Lebs have the curious habit of periodically murdering their heads of state or prime ministers, a practice dating back to the heady human sacrifice days of Baal Moloch. In 2020 Hezbollahblew up a considerable portion of Beirut and many of its inhabitants when its ammonium nitrate faci8lity exploded. They blamed it on... somebody else. It wasn't them though. Trust them on that...
maintains that the strip of land is a part of Lebanon, despite it having been under Syrian control from the 1950s until it was captured and later annexed as part of the Golan Heights by Israel in 1981.

Neither Israel, Syria or the United Nations
...an organization originally established to war on dictatorships which was promptly infiltrated by dictatorships and is now held in thrall to dictatorships...
recognize Mount Dov as Lebanese territory.

At the same time, Mikati said that his new government supports UNIFIL, the UN peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon. But he added that he would demand it "end Israel’s invasion of Lebanese illusory sovereignty — land, sea, and air."
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Tue 2021-09-21
  Senior Huras al-Din ideologue and senior military leader
killed in U.S. drone strike
Mon 2021-09-20
  Texas Governor Sends Highway Patrol, National Guard to Block Migrants at Border
Sun 2021-09-19
  Indonesia's most wanted ISIS militant killed in shootout
Sat 2021-09-18
  Roads Into Panjshir Reopen, Telecom Services Resume
Fri 2021-09-17
  US imposes sanctions on five individuals it says are linked to alQaeda
Thu 2021-09-16
  Seven Pakistani soldiers, five militants killed in gun battle in South Waziristan
Wed 2021-09-15
  US says nearly 500 Afghan citizens evacuated from Uzbekistan
Tue 2021-09-14
  Taliban seize $6 million and golden bricks from Amrullah Saleh’s residence
Mon 2021-09-13
  Zawahiri, believed dead, appears in video on 9/11 anniversary.
Bin Laden, known dead, doesn't.
Sun 2021-09-12
  National Resistance Front of Panjshir province have retaken three areas of the province from the Taliban
Sat 2021-09-11
  Dozens of Afghan evacuees flagged by DHS as potential security threats
Fri 2021-09-10
  Taliban agreed to allow 200 foreigners to leave Afghanistan
Thu 2021-09-09
  Resistance leaders Massoud, Saleh still in Afghanistan's Panjshir, setting up parallel govt
Wed 2021-09-08
  UN Vows Full Support For The Taliban
Tue 2021-09-07
  Four Americans Leave Afghanistan by Land in First Departures Since US Pullout

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