Blinken defends Kabul withdrawal Says Biden focused on threat to Afghan ‘LGBTQI+ community’

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RT: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken denied accusations of a botched retreat from Afghanistan, blaming the Trump administration for any failures and saying Washington is focused on protecting LGBTQ and other vulnerable Afghans.

“Thank you for rightly putting the spotlight on concerns about the LGBTQI+ community in Afghanistan and the particular threat that they find themselves under,” Blinken told US Representative David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island) on Monday in a House hearing on the Afghan withdrawal.

This is something that we are focused on.

For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature” Romans 1:26

It’s not clear how Blinken intends to protect LGBTQ and other vulnerable Afghans, as the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan even before President Joe Biden’s administration could complete its exit. The administration on Monday announced $64 million in new humanitarian assistance to the country, saying the money will be routed to charities and UN agencies to avoid letting it get into the hands of the Taliban. Read More

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