12 septembrie 2021

Afghanistan soon to become ‘jihadist central,’ former CIA chief predicts


Former Acting and Deputy CIA Director Michael Morell predicted Sunday that Afghanistan is likely to devolve into a new haven of global jihadist terrorism, now that the Taliban have firmly retaken control in the wake of the U.S. and NATO withdrawal. “The Taliban winning the war in Afghanistan and then the way our exit happened has absolutely inspired jihadists all over the world,” said Mr. Morell , a career intelligence analyst who rose to the highest ranks of the CIA during the Obama years in [...]