Residing Amongst the Taliban with Hollie McKay | Mike Drop Episode 81

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Hollie McKay is a overseas coverage skilled and struggle crimes investigator. She was an investigative and worldwide affairs/struggle journalist for Fox News Digital for over fourteen years the place she centered on warfare, terrorism, and crimes in opposition to humanity. Hollie additionally noticed an unfathomably essential a part of US Historical past: America swiftly withdrawing troops out of Afghanistan. Hollie McKay went behind the enemy strains, to reside amongst them, and see the tradition and modifications that got here because the Taliban quickly took over the nation. Hollie talks me by way of each day life there, the unstable infrastructure, blown-up roads, no water, and plenty of extra hardships, however she additionally brings up some fascinating factors that the US Media has significantly exaggerated.

Hollie has labored on the frontlines of a number of main struggle zones and lined humanitarian and diplomatic crises in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Iran, Turkey, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Burma, Russia, Africa, Latin America, and different areas. I hope you take pleasure in this episode of Mike Drop!

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Desk of Timestamps:
0:00 – Intro
2:40 – Adjustment again from Afghanistan
5:43 – Are there People in Afghanistan?
11:20 – How is the Infrastructure?
18:33 – Why did the US condone Afghan Corruption?
23:07 – Will we view the Taliban as a reliable authorities?
25:30 – What are the subsequent steps in Afghanistan?
31:31 – Afghan Banking
43:33 – Getting Into Afghanistan and the autumn of the Authorities
57:48 – The emotional distinction within the veteran neighborhood
1:07:35 – Covid in Afghanistan
1:13:56 – Is their contraband in Afghanistan
1:33:01 – Afghan Airports
1:48:41 – What made you say ‘It’s time to go!’?
1:59:50 – Chinese language involvement/Mining
2:03:42 – What would President McKay do?
2:08:42 – What misconceptions does the American Society have?
2:14:52 – Was the struggle price it?
2:24:28 – Outro

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