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10 things you need to know today: September 8, 2021
Kabul traffic
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 8, 2021

Bolsonaro supporters march across Brazil, as his approval rating continues to drop
A supporter of Jair Bolsonaro wears a mask with his photo on it.
happening in brazil

Bolsonaro supporters march across Brazil, as his approval rating continues to drop

Powerful earthquake hits near Acapulco
A crushed car in Acapulco.
breaking news

Powerful earthquake hits near Acapulco

Taliban announces all-male interim government to lead Afghanistan
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid.
Taliban 2.0

Taliban announces all-male interim government to lead Afghanistan

Mexico's supreme court votes to decriminalize abortion: 'A historic moment'
Woman holding Mexican flag.
times have changed

Mexico's supreme court votes to decriminalize abortion: 'A historic moment'

Taliban violently crushes large protest in Kabul
Protestors in Kabul.
protests in kabul

Taliban violently crushes large protest in Kabul

Canada's Trudeau hit with 'little bits of gravel' after 'anti-vaxxer mobs' critique
Justin Trudeau and family
Oh Canada

Canada's Trudeau hit with 'little bits of gravel' after 'anti-vaxxer mobs' critique

Vietnamese man accused of spreading COVID-19 jailed for 5 years
People wearing masks in Hanoi.
the coronavirus crisis

Vietnamese man accused of spreading COVID-19 jailed for 5 years

Official: U.S. helped 4 Americans leave Afghanistan via overland route
A road through Afghanistan.
leaving afghanistan

Official: U.S. helped 4 Americans leave Afghanistan via overland route

Why the Taliban's takeover of Panjshir province matters
Anti-Taliban forces
Taliban takeover

Why the Taliban's takeover of Panjshir province matters

Can the U.S. do anything to speed up the stalled Afghanistan evacuation?
The Taliban at the airport
Helpless?

Can the U.S. do anything to speed up the stalled Afghanistan evacuation?

Former U.S. official doesn't view Afghanistan withdrawal as an 'intelligence failure'
Sue Gordon.
sunday shows

Former U.S. official doesn't view Afghanistan withdrawal as an 'intelligence failure'

The Taliban reportedly won't let planes leave Afghanistan until 'they get more out of the Americans'
Chris Wallace, Michael McCaul.
sunday shows

The Taliban reportedly won't let planes leave Afghanistan until 'they get more out of the Americans'

A military coup is reportedly unfolding in Guinea
Soldiers in Guinea.
breaking news

A military coup is reportedly unfolding in Guinea

10 things you need to know today: September 5, 2021
Hamid Karzai International Airport.
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 5, 2021

The limits of power
Soldiers.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

The limits of power

New Zealand police kill 'ISIS-inspired terrorist' who stabbed 6 in grocery store
Stabbing at Auckland supermarket
Breaking News

New Zealand police kill 'ISIS-inspired terrorist' who stabbed 6 in grocery store

Japanese Prime Minister Suga to step down after a year in office
Yoshihide Suga
Changes

Japanese Prime Minister Suga to step down after a year in office

ISIS militant pleads guilty to role in killing U.S. hostages
Relatives of U.S. hostages killed by ISIS.
islamic state

ISIS militant pleads guilty to role in killing U.S. hostages

Joe Biden's political courage
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Joe Biden's political courage

Oklahoma congressman who reportedly attempted to enter Afghanistan says he's 'heading home'
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.).
where in the world is markwayne mullin?

Oklahoma congressman who reportedly attempted to enter Afghanistan says he's 'heading home'

Joint Chiefs chair says 'it's possible' the U.S. could help the Taliban fight ISIS-K
Mark Milley.
don't count on it

Joint Chiefs chair says 'it's possible' the U.S. could help the Taliban fight ISIS-K

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan 'is not good news for China,' international relations scholar says
Chinese flag.
Speed Reads

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan 'is not good news for China,' international relations scholar says

10 things you need to know today: September 1, 2021
Biden discusses Afghanistan
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: September 1, 2021

An Oklahoma congressman kept trying to enter Afghanistan, and now it's unclear where he is
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.).
where in the world is markwayne mullin?

An Oklahoma congressman kept trying to enter Afghanistan, and now it's unclear where he is

White House: Americans staying in Afghanistan will get help if they change their minds
President Biden.
leaving afghanistan

White House: Americans staying in Afghanistan will get help if they change their minds

Back in 2001, Biden warned against leaving Afghanistan 'in chaos'
Joe Biden.
time machine

Back in 2001, Biden warned against leaving Afghanistan 'in chaos'

Biden 'ferociously' responds to critics during Afghanistan 'rebuttal' speech
Joe Biden.
pushing back

Biden 'ferociously' responds to critics during Afghanistan 'rebuttal' speech

Biden to Ghani in final phone call in July: 'You clearly have the best military'
Ashraf Ghani, Joe Biden.
the final call

Biden to Ghani in final phone call in July: 'You clearly have the best military'

The Taliban reportedly struck a deal with U.S. to escort Americans to Kabul's airport.
Hamid Karzai International Airport.
secret pact

The Taliban reportedly struck a deal with U.S. to escort Americans to Kabul's airport.

The Afghanistan fiasco might get Biden impeached
President Biden.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

The Afghanistan fiasco might get Biden impeached

Afghanistan war was 'least reported war since at least WWI'
Afghan reporter.
light coverage

Afghanistan war was 'least reported war since at least WWI'

10 things you need to know today: August 31, 2021
Taliban forces
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: August 31, 2021

A stubborn foreign-policy debate
President Biden and George W. Bush.
Picture of W. James Antle IIIW. James Antle III

A stubborn foreign-policy debate