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On Nov. 15, U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a "virtual summit" covering a number of subjects and resulting, for the most part, in banal public pledges of "cooperation" to "ease tensions."

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WASHINGTON — Republicans in Congress, including those representing North Carolina, are seeking detailed answers from the Biden administration over the United States’ catastrophic exit from Afghanistan.

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Thursday, 02 September 2021 16:26

OPINION: It's over. The rest is just second guessing

Well, it’s over. Joe Biden announced the end of the Afghanistan adventure yesterday. It will quickly start fading from Americans’ memories. As one person said on Twitter, Americans barely paid attention when we were there. They will certainly not pay attention when we are gone. 

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This weekend, the U.S. experienced another “Saigon moment,” this time in Afghanistan. After a 20-year war that drained trillions from Americans’ pockets, the capital of Afghanistan fell without a fight. The corrupt Potemkin regime that the U.S. had been propping up for two decades and the Afghan military that we had spent billions training just melted away.

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Well, at least he hasn’t started any NEW wars!

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On Jan. 8, U.S. president Donald Trump addressed the American public concerning a casualty-free Iranian missile attack on U.S. bases in Iraq, where just last week Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

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