Facts Please

A piece called “Updates on the Evacuation Efforts in Kabul” ran on NPR 8-28-21.

Scott Simon interviewed Ali Lafiti of Al Jazeera English. Asked what do we know, Latifi answered, “We don’t know very much. We just know that Biden claimed that it was on a top planner of the so-called Daesh forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar. And if it pans out to be true, which, you know, will be hard to prove, one, it seems a lot like what Bill Clinton did after his whole scandal, you know, trying to divert attention by striking a target in Afghanistan…”

With breathtaking speed a news story becomes an opinion piece. Facts please.

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