Intermezzo Guest Blog: Keep Praying for Afghanistan

President Biden has abjectly abandoned our Afghan ally, leaving the tragic nation to the whims of demonic Islamist radicals.  In spite of Zabihullah Mujahid’s, (the Taliban spokesman) assertion that no one is to be harmed and private property is to be respected, the history of the Taliban’s brutal force of a perverted form of Sharia law suggests a bloodbath is coming, especially to groups like the Hazara who have longed for freedom and cooperated with the West.  The Taliban has a record of public torture and hangings, and other forms of execution, and subjugation of women to assure no popular uprising against them.

I will not be covering this unfolding tragedy on my blog, but encourage you to subscribe to All Arab News and All Israel News, outlets of Joel Rosenberg, to keep informed of what will happen.  If these events begin to clearly intersect with Biblical prophecy, we may return to this theme in this blog.  Even so, Lord Jesus, come.

All Arab News
August 16, 2021 02:52 AM



Biden abandons Afghanistan, Taliban seizes control of country, Afghan President flees, all as 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
by Joel C. Rosenberg | August 15, 2021

2021-08-16 Taliban Takeover

Less than one month before the 20th anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 — which led the U.S. and NATO forces to invade Afghanistan, topple the Taliban, and decimate Osama bin Laden’s terrorist empire — a nightmare is unfolding in that mountainous, tragedy-stricken country.

President Joe Biden has surrendered Afghanistan.
The Taliban has seized control of most of the country.
On Sunday, Taliban forces entered the capital of Kabul.
The Taliban is set to declare the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan” in the coming hours.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has fled the country.

2021-08-16 NYT Headline

Most of the Afghan army is surrendering.
The U.S. embassy in Kabul has been evacuated.
American military equipment is falling into the hands of the Taliban.

Many Congressional leaders are furious by Biden’s decision to pull out all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan and to abandon the theater to the very radical Islamist terrorist regime the U.S. and her allies have been fighting for two full decades.

That’s the story at this hour.
We will have more coverage tomorrow and throughout the week as this major story unfolds.

2021-08-16 The Last Days of the TalibanTime Magazine cover from December 2001


8 thoughts on “Intermezzo Guest Blog: Keep Praying for Afghanistan

    1. Keep reading and please pray for my friends that live in Kabul, Mazir-e-sharif and Bamyan, former students of mine at Mongolian International University. There are also 200 Christian pastors, both international and local, who are at risk of death for teaching about Jesus. We do not know any information yet on whether they can be evacuated or not.


  1. I don’t know who all backed this decision, that eggplant of a president didn’t do this solo. He often cannot make 4 coherent sentences together. This is another terrible decision that will get more allies to dislike us, and we don’t even agree with this. If enough people stand up against this, others will see this president doesn’t represent us.


    1. Hi, Dawn, while I tend to agree with your assessment of our president, he IS still our president. Our knuckleheaded one, but still. 😏
      I pray for him that he will stay healthy and continue to try to find ways to do what is right and not just cave to leftist advisors who want to continue to “lead from behind” as his presidential “mentor” did. A worse case would be that he would be deposed or unable to “act” as president and “Camela” Harris would go in with all the “Sanders”nistas and we would reeeeally be in trouble!

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