Lobo Institute in the News

Biden Must Keep U.S. Operatives in Afghanistan To Enable the Counterterrorism Mission

As published by TIME Magazine by Bilal Y. Saab and Mick Mulroy In his April 14 speech, President Joe Biden stated that despite withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, his administration will continue to do two things from over the ...
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US special operations forces race to save former Afghan comrades in jeopardy

The current and former military members are getting people out "one at a time." As published by ABC News ByJames Gordon Meek andMatt Seyler August 22, 2021, 4:01 AM Current and former U.S. military special operations and intelligence community operatives ...
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An Anti-Taliban Front Is Already Forming. Can It Last?

As published by Foreign Policy By Robbie Gramer, a diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy, and Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter. In October 2001, U.S. defense intelligence planners were tasked with assessing whether a ...
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S1/E32: What’s Happening in Afghanistan and Why You Should Care – Mick Mulroy

As published by Alex Tremble Podcast. ABC News National Security Analyst and former U.S. Department of Defense Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Shares the story the mainstream media won't share about 1) What's happening in Afghanistan, ...
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Departure of Private Contractors Was a Turning Point in Afghan Military’s Collapse

As published by Foreign Policy By Jack Detsch, Foreign Policy’s Pentagon and national security reporter. Military analysts trying to understand the stunning collapse of the Afghan military are increasingly pointing to the departure of U.S. government contractors starting a month ...
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ABC News: The future of Afghanistan

ABC News analyst Mick Mulroy explains how Afghanistan might become a safe haven for terror groups as the Taliban takes control of the country. Please click here ...
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Biden restates commitment to Afghan drawdown amid Taliban offensive

As published by Politico By PAUL MCLEARY, ALEXANDER WARD and RAYMOND RAPADA President Joe Biden showed no sign of backing away from his decision to withdraw all troops and a significant portion of the diplomatic corps from Afghanistan, restating his determination to leave the ...
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Afghanistan updates: Pentagon calls Taliban advances ‘deeply concerning’

As published by ABC News by Conor Finnegan,Luis Martinez, andMatt Seyler The State Department will begin reducing its staff levels at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul and the Pentagon is sending in troops "as we speak" to help facilitate those departures, ...
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US military analysis says Kabul could fall to Taliban in 90 days: Official

As published by ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the Taliban sweeps across Afghanistan and claims at least nine provincial capitals in just days, a new U.S. military analysis warns that the country's capital, Kabul, could become isolated in 30 ...
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