Report: Iran paid Taliban bounties to kill US troops which contributed

Source: American Military News - View Original Article
Published: Aug 20, 2020
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Bias Rating:

58% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 58% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment and 1 negative sentiment for Iran.


Policies:

Iran

Sentiments

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80% "Please check back for updates as more information becomes available.""
74% "This is a breaking news story.""
58% "The Iranian payments to the Haqqani may have been instrumental in a deadly Taliban rocket attack at Bagram Air Base on December 11, that ..."
54% "US intelligence officials said Bounties were paid by Iran to the Haqqani Network, a terrorist group led by high-ranking Taliban officials.""
-69% "CNN has reported Monday that Iran paid bounties to Taliban fighters to target U.S. troops and that the bounty payments.""
-89% "U.S. military base in Afghanistan (Derrick C. Goode, U.S. Air Force/WikiCommons)""


*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

80% : Please check back for updates as more information becomes available.
74% : This is a breaking news story.
58% : The Iranian payments to the Haqqani may have been instrumental in a deadly Taliban rocket attack at Bagram Air Base on December 11, that killed two civilians and injured more than 70 others, including four US personnel Intelligence officials further said the bounty reports formed part of the reasoning behind President Donald Trump's order to carry out an airstrike against Iranian Quds Force Gen. Qassem Soleimani in January.
54% : US intelligence officials said "Bounties" were paid by Iran to the Haqqani Network, a terrorist group led by high-ranking Taliban officials.
31% : CNN has reported Monday that Iran paid bounties to Taliban fighters to target U.S. troops and that the bounty payments.
11% : U.S. military base in Afghanistan (Derrick C. Goode, U.S. Air Force/WikiCommons)

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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