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CNN’s Amanpour issued apology for comparing Trump to the Nazi Kristallnacht

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CNN anchorwoman Christiane Amanpour issued an apology Monday night on her show for comparing President Donald Trump’s administration to the Nazi Kristallnact program. Israeli officials had insisted she apologize after she made the statements last week.

Not only was her apologize warranted to the Jewish people for her frankly uneducated and insulting comparison but she should also issue a formal apology directly to President Donald Trump, and the 73 million American people who voted for him.

She made the comparison during her Thursday night daily global affairs program.

“I observed the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, as I often do,” she said. “It is the event that began the horrors of the Holocaust. I also noted President Trump’s attacks on history, facts, knowledge and truth…I should not have juxtaposed the two thoughts. Hitler and his evils stand alone, of course, in history,”

“I regret any pain my statement may have caused,” adding that, “this week, 82 years ago, Kristallnacht happened.”

She then said it “was the Nazis’ warning shot across the bow of our human civilization that led to genocide against a whole identity…and, in that tower of burning books, it led to an attack on fact, knowledge, history and truth.”Israeli officials on Sunday denounced the comparison of the Trump-era to Kristallnacht as an affront to the memory of the Holocaust, adding that Amanpour must apologize.

Yes, you should regret it Amanpour but honestly, I don’t think you do.

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Taliban Holds Parade for 250 Newly Trained Soldiers with American-Made Weapons Left Behind

As the result of an ill-prepared withdrawal that went horribly wrong, the Taliban now holds a large stock of weapons and equipment left behind.

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On Sunday, Taliban forces held a very bone-chilling parade showing off their captured American-made armored military vehicles and Russian helicopters. The act was “a display that showed their ongoing transformation from an insurgent force to a regular standing army” writes CNN.

The Taliban are no longer terror insurgents fighting against American forces that had once freed Afghanistan from the Taliban. As the result of an ill-prepared withdrawal that went horribly wrong, the Taliban now holds a large stock of weapons and equipment left behind.

The parade was part of a graduation for 250 newly trained Taliban soldiers, said defense ministry spokesman Enayatullah Khwarazmi. CNN reports, “The exercise involved dozens of US-made M117 armored security vehicles driving slowly up and down a major Kabul road with MI-17 helicopters patrolling overhead. Many soldiers carried American-made M4 assault rifles.”

Tragically, much of the weaponry taunted in the parade by Taliban forces were supplied by the United States to the American-backed government in Kabul during the past two decades. The equipment was to aid an Afghan national force and make it capable of fighting the Taliban.

As forces fled Afghanistan, some of the military equipment provided by western forces was flown into Central Asian Countries in an attempt to avoid it landing in the hands of the Taliban. It remains unclear exactly how much of what did end up in Taliban control is still operational.

American troops destroyed over 70 aircraft and dozens of armored vehicles, as well as disabled air defenses before flying out of Kabul during the frenetic evacuation. CNN reports “Taliban officials have said that pilots, mechanics and other specialists from the former Afghan National Army would be integrated into a new force, which has also started wearing conventional military uniforms in place of the traditional Afghan clothing normally worn by their fighters.”

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