Taliban advances in Afghanistan, U.S. and Britain to evacuate embassies

Taliban advances in Afghanistan, U.S. and Britain to evacuate embassies

“President Biden is finding that the quickest way to end a war is to lose it,” McConnell said, urging him instead to commit to providing more support to Afghan forces. “Without it, al Qaeda and the Taliban may celebrate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks by burning down our Embassy in Kabul.”

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Rapid Taliban advances in Afghanistan have the US military launching strikes to destroy captured artillery and armored vehicles

Rapid Taliban advances in Afghanistan have the US military launching strikes to destroy captured artillery and armored vehicles

Rapid Taliban advances in Afghanistan have the US military launching strikes to destroy captured artillery and armored vehicles

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US troops ‘will temporarily deploy’ to Afghanistan to help evacuate diplomats

ICYMI: The Pentagon has quietly established two new Afghanistan-linked offices, including its Defense Security Cooperation Management Office-Afghanistan, and the Over-the-Horizon Counterterrorism Headquarters, both based in Qatar. (Tip of the hat to Dr. Jonathan Schroden, who directs CNA’s Countering Threats and Challenges Program.)

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