CNN caves to pressure and becomes journalism again?
The U.S. ambassador in Kabul has told staff there that four U.S. Marines were killed in an explosion at the city’s airport and three wounded, a U.S. official with knowledge of the briefing said. Two explosions ripped through crowds of Afghans trying to enter the airport on Thursday. At least three U.S. troops were injured, … Read moreKabul airport attack kills US Marines
CIA Director William J. Burns held a secret meeting Monday in Kabul with the Taliban’s de facto leader, Abdul Ghani Baradar, in the highest-level face-to-face encounter between the Taliban and the Biden administration since the militants seized the Afghan capital, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity … Read moreCIA Director William Burns held secret meeting in Kabul with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar
The US military created a vast database of biometric data — one report suggests it had a goal of 25 million entries — as part of its effort to track terrorists in Afghanistan. Now that the US has withdrawn from the country, reports from The Intercept and Reuters suggest the Taliban could potentially use it … Read moreReports: Taliban seized biometric database
Suhail Shaheen, a member of the Taliban’s political office, told Sky News on Tuesday that “we are committed not to attack them,” but he stressed they have to leave by that date. It’s not clear what will happen if American forces remain in Afghanistan after Sept. 11. The United States had previously planned to withdraw all its … Read moreTaliban Warning: US Must Fully Withdraw American Troops By September 11
The unbelievable video showed an airplane taking off from Kabul airport and at least two people falling off the giant plane. According to reports, locals near Kabul airport claimed that they saw three men holding themselves onto the wheels of the aircraft and later fell to their death.”One of the locals confirmed this and said … Read moreAfghanistan shocking video shows people falling off plane mid-air kabul airport
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President Joe Biden and his administration struggled Sunday to project order amid a race by American and other foreign personnel to evacuate Afghanistan as Taliban fighters entered Kabul. The rapid fall of Afghanistan’s national forces and government has come as a shock to Biden and senior members of his administration, who only last month believed … Read moreAfghanistan has fallen