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bombard, bombarded, was filled out through z, o, o, z the, the signing of the us to all about agreement and laid the groundwork for the road ahead toward a lasting peace in afghan, the stand on that mcdonald and her the top headlines here. what are the latest numbers, all 170 feet, nearly 200 injured the aftermath of a terror attack that shouldn't probable that board where crowds of people both guns and foreigners, with problems together moving forward back to the witness of an explosion, who was standing just 10 meters away from it should video and his thoughts without
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more than 30 or 40 people for elaine beer, i mean it was a really bad scene. i mean, when i taught them, i just told them that just don't look at them. just look at what time the us president touches retaliation for the i to kay claim terror attack, which also killed 13 us. but we will not forgive we will not forget we will hunt you down to make you pay. ah, quite a tossed into a busy friday night via worldwide headlines here lie from moscow, just stopped at 10 pm. let's get into the program. of course has gone on is still
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reeling from the devastating bama tack in the capital of the now taliban run country. according to the afghan health ministry, a 170 people were killed, including americans, and 200 others were injured. the pentagon now says only one explosion took place though on thursday the u. s. defense press secretary confirmed that to blasts had rocked capitals at board, islamic state quarters on which is a regional affiliate device. it says it was behind the blas. i should warn you. there are some graphic just coming up in the program. earlier reports suggested that one of the blas happened as an entrance to the airport, where afghans were waiting in line to be processed to fly out. audio was thrown into a storm sewer drain located nearby. an explosive vest is said to have been used in one of the attacks. and the other bloss supposedly shook an area around a hotel where british officials were processing afghans to fly to the u. k. a 13 us service members were among the dead along with $28.00 taliban is also known. the 3
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brits, including a child, were killed and another wanting more potentially distressing pictures coming away here on the program. we continue the ask understand story. covered bodies of victims being laid out on the streets, a grieving families identifying and collecting last loved ones. we spoke to some of those affected concerns. so they've been in the other sub i was looking to do what was that was in the funding. i have some money, no money people waiting on british people that didn't work properly and didn't like it took log some plus one. he'll kill like 20 people other than the tool. again, plus $13060.00 people that people have
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a know like have no legs off. he's a motor gas, v ever still in the ask on capital campbell, we spoke a short time ago. he told me how the city is faring in the wake in less than 24 hours since the tragic events. things have calmed down somewhat here in capital though that is relatively speaking. we are hearing god far endless gunfire. but single shots coming from all areas of the city as we heard that throughout the night will with the taliban as we learn so to speak. cleaning house, they launched city wide search door to door inspections. house to house searches, looking for i says, k member's, isis k, that is isis is affiliate here. i've got to start with whom the taliban has be that water for many years now and who are believed to be responsible for the attacks at
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the airport. we will throughout hearing the explosions that we heard yesterday get coming from all areas of the city. but today those searches that the taliban launch, those do to do inspections. they have continued. we had, we have heard from, i'm official sources from our contact here that as many as a dozen ices fighters will either caught or killed during the searches the taliban has published the images of at 3 suspects. i suspect that it is captured on the approaches to the airport of capital, believing that they were planning to carry out more attacks at the airport. and this is something that the united states its allies as well as the tide. i believe there is a high chance of more attacks security at the airport, both on behalf of taliban and us troops. they have an active maximum security. they expect more attacks to happen. not that that has scared away the crowd. the
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thousands and thousands of people would crowd around the airport at the checkpoint . and the of the, the gates, the feds is trying to get it to the airport, queuing, desperately shopping and pushing for days a days weighted paper. some of them believe that there is a real threat to the alive that there will be consequences if they stay behind the pipes vengeance from the time for their work with foreign forces or foreign will guys, asians, irregardless of taliban assurances, the new one new one will be touched, the united states is also now changed its course events. what it believes happened . it says that there wasn't a 2nd car bombing. there was just the one suicide bombing at the north gate. 170 people almost killed almost 200 wounded. it will tell you how tightly pressed together, how tightly packed the crowds will for a single suicide bomber with presumably
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a suicide vis to have killed and injured so many. isis is reportedly also come out with its own version of that. they say they're suicide baba managed to penetrate old security checkpoints, leading to this final checkpoint just outside the airport man by both taliban fighters as well as us servicemen. to as i say, the threat to ease persisted both the taliban and the united states. its allies believe there could be more attacks, they expect more attacks. and the taliban says the situation will be result than to look until the crowds disperse that is unlikely to happen. until the end, the end of the evacuation slated for the 31st of august or the following video was apparently taken right out to the attack. it was sent to us by witness the ought to be a taca shots also reported on site that was unclear who fired them. and we spoke to
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the man behind the video who was just meters away from the blast side. this was something that we are living in probably like for 20 years or more than that. i hadn't witnessed thing that hurt our eyes. i was alert full of years and also we couldn't breathe. the oxygen was all like that. there was no oxygen at that time. after that, when that happened, the americans just shot the fire. i mean, they opened the guns at the people's being was only one exam and that was near the explosion area. so when they tried to push me and like i really tried to reach my on and then but i couldn't dave me and i thought that my aunt and her children's drug 10 feed or are maybe god forbid,
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they might be good by now. so when i went there and saw them, i was really thankful for that that they were like, we saw me and many dead bodies. i like maybe more, more than 30 or 40 people for a laying beer dead. i mean, it was a really bad scene. i mean, when i saw them, i just didn't that just don't look at them. just look at it was. so, i mean, this is very bad for sure. and some more unsettling video for you here on the program showing a covered bodies lying in the streets ahead of the atrocity. the u. k. u. s. and other western nations have been warning their nationals about the threat of an attack and telling them to avoid the board. the witness we spoke to says afghans have been left to fend for themselves. the floors we feel abandoned, that's because all these people,
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those who are trying to get in there for they are having some documents that they can go. but the other people's like actually doesn't have anything. all these you have to do and the media is in the news store. lots of them doesn't have any legal documents that they are trying to get out. there are like more than $20000.00. we have tickets, but right now this thing is all messed up automated up. i don't know why the americans are not processing then anymore. but lots of people just like us are striking and hearing. and i know everyone is trying, you know, just to get out of this country out of this situation and run from taliban. so yes, we left abandon, we are left behind. we just want, you know, to get out of this country as soon as possible, before you know the situation and get more critical. many of those injured in the attack are now in the hospital,
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some of them fighting for their lives. we spoke to one survivor who described his experience of the blond than i had applied for the visit, and the foreigners invited us to come near the door. i was near the gate when the explosion occurred. i saw myself fall into the ground and when i stood up, i told the dog last one side of my abdomen. and then they brought me to hospital is one of the wounded. the isis splinter group behind 1st bombings, has been active in eastern afghanistan and pakistan and did launch a savage campaign of bloodshed when it was 1st founded in 2015. with more details on the group, his artes, eager to dine off, the dreaded name of ice. it had all but vanished from international headlines. but now, amid the afghan power vacuum, the terror group has apparently struck again the . the double strike right outside cobble, airport, killed, dozens,
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american politicians had been warning, an attack was inevitable, but to no avail. every day were on the ground is another day. we know that ice case seeking to target the airport attack, both us and allied forces and innocent civilians. as we conduct these operations, we are sustaining the highest level, the vigilance for an attack against the airport by isis k or another terrorist group, or commanders on the ground have taken every step they can to prepare for such an attack. isis k is an afghan off shoot of the same. the tory it says. lama state terror group. it's based in car a sun. hence the letter k in the abbreviation with over 2000 g. hardy's committed to its terrible cause. the group targets have ghana stones most vulnerable the
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the if you think this may have been isis case law strike the exiting foreign troops before a happy union with the taliban? well think again. the 2 groups are sworn enemies with the taliban just not radical enough in the eyes of isis k. the islamic emerett strongly condemns the bombing targeting civilians at coco airports. the explosion took place in an area where us forces are responsible for security. the bottom line is isis k presents
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a massive security and reputational challenge for the taliban. given the taliban attempts to look more civil, humane and legitimate, we could conceivably soon see. i mean, strangers, it sounds a taliban lead anti terrorist operation, or isis k might become the perfect pretext for the us to negotiate at least some presents in talib, uncontrolled of galveston. we did hear about this group, for example, and i believe, april 2017. when trump and essentially authorized the pentagon to drop the mother of all bombs in eastern afghanistan, i believe in the non ga har province on ices k. but the roots of this group in its existence is poorly understood. and of course, when we hear these press briefings at the pentagon, there's very little context. this group actually is a direct byproduct of the us invasion and occupation of afghanistan. it grew out of the pockets, donny tallow bonds who were disgruntled taliban members who wanted to carry out
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attacks on us targets inside pakistan and afghanistan. one of their most spectacular attacks was on campus camp chapman, the u. s. military base where they used a c. i turn coat to attack us soldiers. there are several other attacks on american assets, and this all led to a rise of terrorism inside pockets on directly related to the u. s. presence in afghanistan, 6 years ago, the pakistani taliban, which was widely suspected of being used by the african government, backed by the u. s. against pakistan turned into isis k central. it's the same thing as isis. so most viewers with no slumming state of iraq and syria re isis, which was this group that took over in 2014, 2015 big swath of iraq and syria. and by the way, who were able to do that because of massive amounts of military equipment that the us left behind specifically interact. that's where they really got their weapons
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from. they went into iraq, took those home these weapons and went back into syria, isis k, which is the islamic state of correspond, which essentially means eastern. they don't like the taliban, they're not friends with the taliban. they've been fighting the taliban. but more importantly, they'd been fight in the us and i bring up the point about the weapons because we just did the exact same thing and up dennis and left behind. unbelievable amount of us military equipment, massive amounts of weaponry and guns black hawk helicopters from these. we left it all there the same way that we did in iraq. so we could be creating a very similar problem of what we saw. 20142015 with the other isis isis. k is far from being the only faction able to carry out such attacks. that's the warning from the i got national resistance front, which controls the pan sheer valley, an area. now as soon as the center of the anti taliban opposition, it's foreign relations had leaves the terror threat. and the country right now is
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even stronger than it was 20 years ago. it could be isis cable. we think there are, there are other elements plan the attacks and that might, perpetrated such attacks against us soldiers and was a terrorist attack on the watch of the taliban. a group that says we are able to provide security. and now in one day we see numerous terrorist attacks happening on the watch, unfortunate the international terrorism and get us on as much stronger compared to 2001. this is something that the national resistance front of afghan on has been saying for the past year. we believe the international community should help our efforts to combat to national terrorism and afghans in 1900 on the, to the international community. abandoned scanning them. and we saw how afghan us on became a haven for terrorists groups. the same will happen in the international community abandons of canada into 2021. there's no pose threat towards everyone. no one is
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an exempt and terrorism is after every state, whether it's part of the western world or the eastern id managed to speak with a taliban spokespersons a be had a major heat on a range of issues, including for example, fighting drug trafficking and the threat posed by potential resistance forces in the country. the give me which, sorry, really sorry about what happened, a couple add port for our part. we've taken measures to avoid these unwanted events . of course, the responsibility lies with the americans. they tell people to gather the field, they say we will take you out. there was hustle and bustle. the americans opened fire people many what trampled in it. crushed many died by august the 31st. the americans must complete the evacuation of their employees. the mo maitland s for the pansies head, it's not
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a big problem. there were only 2 people to who would like to continue the war. amory la and afterward my suit, we've repeatedly appealed to magnitude to resolve the existing problems through negotiations. and there is no need for a military confrontation, we've not received an answer to our calls. and that's not a problem either. or i'm forced as a station nearby pension here to keep the situation under control over mall. and believe the current situation is entirely dependent on the afghans and no one else. we're not going to become a threat to the states bordering us using the g o strategic factor. we have good relations with tajikistan is pakistan. tuck, menaced on pakistan. bron china. i can assure our neighbors that they should not fear any threats, harm or damage from our territory, the belly on launch and other to the drugs. we have a far reaching plan to prevent drug production. currently,
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about 3000000 afghans rejected to drugs. this is this side phenomenon for us. we'll try to nullify the cultivation and production of drugs in 2001 the cultivation and production of opiates would not eradicated work in this direction as well. in some provinces, the sewing and collection of drugs is still ongoing. and here we need cooperation not only with the countries in the region, but also with other interested states. 13 as soldiers killed in 18 inches, thus the grim toll of thursday to talk for the american military. when asked by a journalist if he is going to speak to the bery families of the service members killed. and campbell joe biden essentially chose to stay silent. the while the us house of representatives to republicans of introduced articles of impeachment against the secretary of state cues anthony,
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blinking of failing to properly advise the president and of abandoning american interest enough. kindest. on the withdrawal tobacco and its fall out of saint joe biden. and had the ministration come increasingly under fire, as ortiz, john hardy now reports as an invite and has given approval to his military commanders to really go after isis k. i says, course on, because of what happened yesterday. so the president saying, the military can go after isis. what that will mean? how that will play out remains to be said, isis k or isis course on claimed responsibility. and today there really continues to be some of the back and forth between the taliban and us officials over who is ultimately to blame for the security breach. you heard the taliban spokesman talking about that it was really the, the u. s. security failure as the u. s was responsible for guarding the entrance to the airport, but the us maintain that it was the taliban failure for even allowing i sisters to get through and basically infiltrate the crowds. regardless of the evacuation
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effort continues along with as president binding said, the hunt for those responsible for thursdays attack the deadliest day by the way for us forces in afghanistan in a decade. president biden said the u. s. will hunt down those responsible though this also comes after just a few weeks ago. the president essentially lauding america success in the region mission to degrade the chairs, tread about cod in afghanistan and kilo summer been live was a success. i believed that our presence in that gas dance should be focused on the reason we went in the 1st place to ensure afghanistan would not be used as a base from which to attack our homeland. again. we did that. those who carried out just attack as well as anyone wishes america harm. no. this, we will not forgive. we will not forget we
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will hunt you down to make you pay. so certainly some contracting statements there from the president and pentagon officials said today, by the way, there are specific, incredible threats remaining in afghanistan, including the possibility of more attacks. now whatever the outcome of the ongoing evacuation effort, it is certainly an extremely chaotic and messy situation for the united states. and of course, for the biden administration. the president, coming under fire from republican leaders and officials calling for his resignation and saying that he ultimately bears the responsibility for what happened with some lawmakers. he's been going so far as saying he has quote blood on his hands. if any america has harmed or killed and not safely evacuated, or if any of this military equipment or weapons are used to harbor kill an american, the blood is directly on jo biden's hands. this will destroy what's, what's left now because the u. s. has been so unilateral and so clueless that mean
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for, for the president i states to be rebuked in the house of parliament. that's the 1st time it's ever happened. joe biden has blood on his hands. this horrific national security and humanitarian disaster is solely the result of job biden's weak and incompetent leadership. he's unfit to be commander in chief. it is in raging and joe biden is responsible. it's now clear beyond all doubt, but he's neither the capacity nor the will to lead. he must resign or to be clear president by to remain steadfast. the u. s. should continue to withdraw from afghanistan and effort that started by the way, during the obama administration and continued through the trump administration. and keep in mind it was president trump who negotiate a deal with the taliban to basically lay off us trips as us troops were being pulled out of the country. and that evacuation effort, of course, continued, and the overall mission continued still undoubtably. all that said, this will likely be a stain on the bite and presidency. the blame game is in for effect, and certainly
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a lot of accusations back and forth among officials here in the united states and certainly internationally with this effort, ongoing legal analyst or jennifer, a master call me with a the ad martin told us that biden's handling of the ask and pull out that ultimately undermined america's geopolitical position. the global community has lost trust and faith in joe biden, in his administration, a large truck now in the united states of america. despite the victory of the games and strength united states military job, i have managed to completely unravel and unwind that in a matter of months, putting our military in women's lives in danger. you know, biding, can get up there and say, all he wants to cameras will hunt you down, we'll get you. but he has lots of credibility, not only this rate and the, the euro, or any, but he's a lot but credibility from our allies as well. i don't know how somebody is able to do that in 9 months of administration, but i don't think anybody is surprised that it would be under the bi racial. we're
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watching the bible presidency deteriorate before our eyes. this president is not handling this well and everyone knows in america and the people in the rest of the world know it. so it's actually a very dangerous time. i hope the present is careful and slow and methodical. but right now what we're portraying is weakness. and uncertainty, he says at the end of his speech, and now i am allowed to ask the person, and course as i was instructed and right now, china is looking to taiwan and, and bad guys are looking at america and saying, let's take advantage of this. really weak, really embarrassing moment in american life. it's a big concern. you know, the subject is, is a heated discussion continuing now at r t dot com, you can check out the op ed section for that. meantime, more of your worldwide new storage for this friday, and i live from moscow to continue at the top of the
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ah. hello, welcome to sophie, good visionaries, me sophie shepherd, times of uncertainty. empathy is our moral compass, and outrage is our way through. but how to make sure that our good intentions do not pay the road to how i ask effective altruism evangelist. professor of philosophy at oxford university, william mcgasey, william oak as skilled professor of philosophy at oxford university and the co founder of the center for effective altruism. surely, great to have you with us today. welcome to our show will face via thank you for inviting me on. so alright, so the movement here are associated with is called effective altruism. i mean, the very notion of effective altruism makes me wonder, can altruism be ineffective? or even harmful in what cases.


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