Lobo Institute in the News

President Joe Biden wants ‘thorough’ investigation of drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians – including seven children – but White House dodges question on whether anyone should be fired

White House Press Sec. Jen Psaki fielded questions about the US drone strike that killed 10 Afghans The Pentagon confirmed at a Friday afternoon briefing it had not taken out an ISIS target as the government initially stated The CIA ...
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OUT OF AFRICA: THE STRATEGIC MISTAKE OF US DISENGAGEMENT FROM SOMALIA

As published by Modern War Institute by Lobo Expert Cadre member Andy Milburn In December 1992, as an infantry platoon commander, I was among the first Marines to land in Mogadishu at the onset of Operation Restore Hope. It was ...
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CIA warned children were possibly present seconds before US missile killed 10

As published by CNN by Katie Bo Lillis, Zachary Cohen and Natasha Bertrand, CNN (CNN)Just after the US military launched a Hellfire missile to stop a white Toyota Corolla it believed to be an imminent threat to US troops leading ...
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Budget dust: Better approaches for security and sustainability — lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan

As published by the Middle East Institute by Eric Oehlerich and Mick Mulroy Introduction It took the Taliban just three and a half months to undermine a 20-year international effort to build a competent Afghan military, a defeat already compared ...
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How Kabul became an evacuation bottleneck and a prime terror target: The Last 96

Taliban's sweep through Afghanistan result of 'compilation of events,' former senior Defense official says To watch the documentary please click here. The Gathering Storm – The Last 96, Part 1 This is the first part of a Fox News Digital ...
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Budget dust: Better approaches for security and sustainability — lessons learned from Iraq and Afghanistan

As published by the Middle East Institute by Eric Oehlerich, Mick Mulroy Introduction It took the Taliban just three and a half months to undermine a 20-year international effort to build a competent Afghan military, a defeat already compared to the ...
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How Kabul became an evacuation bottleneck and a prime terror target: The Last 96

As published by Fox News America’s war in Afghanistan ended in calamity. Around 120,000 people were evacuated from Kabul in just a matter of days, but the herculean, if chaotic effort made the airport a prime target for a terrorist ...
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Reflecting on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

As published by the Middle East Institute ...
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An Unsettled Score

By David Peduto Mention of the assassination is limited to a small article tucked away on page A4 of The New York Times on September 10, 2001. Under the headline, “Taliban Foe Hurt and Aide Killed by Bomb,” the article ...
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Around 1000 US citizens, others wait for evacuation flights from Afghanistan

As published by Yahoo News New York [US], September 6 (ANI): The Taliban are preventing around 1000 people including dozens of American citizens and Afghans holding visas to the US or other countries, from leaving Afghanistan, US media reports said ...
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