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Biden ‘privately defiant’ over chaotic 2021 Afghanistan withdrawal, book says

The Internationalists details how the president was determined to leave a country in which 2,324 US troops were killed since 2001Joe Biden is “privately defiant” that he made the right calls on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan in summer 2021, a new b…

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Don’t shut the door on Afghans. The people deserve connectivity and all its hope and promise | Nicola Gordon-Smith

Two years to the day, the Taliban seized back control of Afghanistan. Ever since internet access has been limited, which can be vital in garnering support from the worldWestern officials like me watched in despair two years ago on this day when the Tal…

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Titan tragedy: Canada launches investigation; CEO of sub company ‘dismissed safety fears’ – as it happened

Canadian transport watchdog to launch safety investigation; Stockton Rush reportedly emailed deep-sea expert saying concerns were ‘baseless cries’Full report: Investigations under way as questions grow over designWilliam Kohnen, chairman of the Manned …

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