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This Week With Gosar: Special Edition Newsletter

BREAKING:  Afghanistan Falls to Taliban; Biden Incompetence Blamed It is with heavy heart that I am compelled to write this special update. Our great nation has been humiliated on a global scale due to incompetence, hubris and idiocy from the White House and the State Department. After four years under President Trump of record economic growth, global

State

Arizona Afghans relieved after Ducey’s refugee proposal, still worried

Phoenix resident Naqibullah “Nakib” Isaczai welcomed Gov. Doug Ducey’s announcement that Arizona will accept refugees fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan – but still worries that the U.S. response will be too little, too late. Like thousands now trying to flee, Isaczai worked as an interpreter for the U.S. Army before getting a Special Immigrant

Afghanistan

Europe fears Afghan refugee crisis after Taliban takeover

From above, the new border wall separating Turkey from Iran looks like a white snake winding through the barren hills. So far it only covers a third of the 540-kilometer (335-mile) border, leaving plenty of gaps for migrants to slip across in the dead of night. Traffic on this key migration route from central Asia

Afghanistan

Iowa working on program to take refugees from Afghanistan

Photo: U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, left, and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds work the grill at the Iowa Pork Producers booth at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. Afterwards they met with reporters to discuss Iowa plans for taking refugees from Afghanistan. (AP Photo/David Pitt) Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said

International

Counting the costs of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan

America’s longest war, the two-decade-long conflict in Afghanistan that started in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, killed tens of thousands of people, dogged four U.S. presidents and ultimately proved unwinnable despite its staggering cost in blood and treasure. This final chapter, with President Joe Biden’s decision to pull all American troops from

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