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UN Calls for Humanitarian Airbridge to Deliver Lifesaving Aid to Afghanistan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:25
The World Health Organization and UNICEF are calling for the establishment of a humanitarian airbridge to deliver lifesaving assistance to millions of vulnerable people in Afghanistan.
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Taliban Targets Panjshir Valley as Resistance Leaders Remain Defiant

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:25
The Taliban are dispatching hundreds of fighters to the Panjshir Valley, 150 kilometers north of the Afghan capital, Kabul, to try to stamp out an emerging resistance movement led by the son of a warlord who defied them the last time they ruled Afghanistan 20 years ago.
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NATO's European Leaders Also Blamed for Kabul Debacle

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:25
U.S. officials are not alone in facing blame for miscalculating the speed of the Taliban offensive. European leaders and their security advisers are also coming under mounting criticism for misjudging how rapidly events would play out in Afghanistan once President Joe Biden had decided on withdrawing American forces from the central Asian country.
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UN: Yemen No Closer to Peace, as Famine Conditions Spread

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:25
The United Nations warned Monday that Yemen is no closer to peacefully resolving its civil war, as the country spirals faster toward famine and other catastrophes.
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US Sanctions Eritrean Defense Official Over Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:25
The United States imposed sanctions Monday on a top Eritrean defense official, citing Eritrea's actions during the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
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Somali Opposition Leaders Reject New Election Roadmap

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:24
A group of Somali opposition presidential candidates has rejected the government's plan for upcoming elections. The rejection could result in yet another delay for the Somali polls.
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Department of Defense Activates Civil Reserve Air Fleet to Assist With Afghanistan Efforts

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:24
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered the Commander of U.S. Transportation Command to activate Stage I of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF). CRAF activation provides the Department of Defense access to commercial air mobility resources to augment our support to the Department of State in the evacuation of U.S. citizens and personnel, Special Immigrant Visa applicants, and other at-risk individuals
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Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby and Major General Hank Taylor, Deputy Director of the Joint Staff For Regional Operations Press Briefing

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:21
Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby; Major General Hank Taylor, Deputy Director of the Joint Staff For Regional Operations, J-35
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New Jersey Military Base Available to Receive Afghan Evacuees

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:21
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey is now ready to receive Afghan evacuees, the Joint Staff deputy director for regional operations said.
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Slovenia, Holding Rotating Presidency, Says EU Won't Accept Wave Of Afghan Migrants

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:21
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa said the EU will not allow a surge of Afghan migrants, as the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan has stoked fears of a repeat of Europe's 2015 migration crisis, when more than 1 million people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East arrived in the bloc.
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Second Plane With UN Staff Members Arrives In Kazakhstan From Afghanistan

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:21
A second plane with UN staff members aboard has arrived in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, from Afghanistan for temporary relocation amid instability in Kabul after Taliban militants took control of the city.
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Exiled Afghan Central Bank Chief Says Taliban-Led Government Faces Major Economic Shocks

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:20
Afghanistan's exiled central-bank governor expects the impoverished country to face a series of economic shocks under the Taliban.
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Harris Vows 'Enduring' U.S. Engagement In Asia Amid Concerns Sparked By Afghan Withdrawal

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:19
Vice President Kamala Harris has vowed that the United States will continue its "enduring engagement" in Southeast Asia amid concerns triggered by its hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan and the chaotic rush of thousands of civilians fleeing the war-wracked country.
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Iran meets more than 90% of its defense needs domestically: Minister

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Iranian Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Amir Hatami said on Sunday that more than 90 percent of Iran's defense needs are being met inside the country.
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Iran to unveil new edition of Bavar-373 at higher level than S400

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Iranian deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Mahdi Farahi announced that new edition of home-grown Bavar-373 missile system is being designed and the system which is at the higher level than S400 will be unveiled soon.
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MARITIME PARTNERSHIP EXERCISE BETWEEN INDIAN NAVY AND THE PHILIPPINE NAVY – 23 AUGUST 2021

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Two ships of the Indian Navy, namely INS Ranvijay (Guided Missile Destroyer, D55) and INS Kora (Guided Missile Corvette, P61), on deployment to the Western Pacific, carried out a Maritime Partnership Exercise with BRP Antonio Luna (Frigate, FF 151) of the Philippine Navy on 23 Aug 21 in the West Philippine Sea.
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Indian Navy Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt Arrive at Guam to participate in Multilateral Maritime Ex Malabar

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Guam, an Island Territory of the USA on 21 Aug 21 as part of their on-going deployment to nations in South East Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
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Latest Figures Show China's Millennials Aren't The Marrying Kind

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Young people in China are increasingly ruling marriage out of their plans for the future, putting further pressure on the government's attempts to get them to have more children, according to recent official figures.
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Thousands Leaving Hong Kong, Teachers Quit Amid Security Law and Pandemic

Globalsecurity.org - Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:17
Hong Kong has seen an alarming reduction in its population over the last 12 months, as people leave in the wake of the pandemic and the city's political turmoil.
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