A group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday sent a letter to President Joe Biden, urging him to release a full, unedited, and unredacted transcript from his July phone call with exiled Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, who fled Kabul on Aug....
Some 40,000 people airlifted from Afghanistan have arrived in the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Friday. U.S. troops flew or facilitated the flight of more than 120,000 people from the airport in Kabul during about two-and-a-half weeks through Aug. 30, when...
As we try to understand what happened on Aug. 26, 2021, at Kabul Airport with the American loss of life, some disturbing facts are coming to light. In a military retrograde (withdrawal in civilian terms), especially when conducted under duress,...
A Taliban spokesperson has praised Beijing as a “main partner” and financer as the group moves to build a national governance and develop Afghanistan’s economy. “China is our main partner and represents for us a fundamental and extraordinary opportunity because it is willing to invest...
Republican Congress members are disputing the numbers the Biden administration is quoting of Americans left behind in Afghanistan after the last U.S. troops left the country on Monday, citing the calls their offices are getting from citizens stranded in...
Washington, D.C. — Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and 25 of his senate colleagues today sent a letter to President Joe Biden demanding information regarding the humanitarian crisis created by his withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan. Specifically, the letter requests...
A group of 26 GOP senators, led by Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), demanded the Biden Administration provide the exact number of Americans left in Afghanistan and how they have been vetting a large number of evacuees. “Our immediate priority is the...
President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan said it is possible that the Biden administration would provide aid to the Taliban following the United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan and the collapse of the Afghan government. Sullivan told ABC News’ “Good Morning America” on...
As the world watches events in Afghanistan unfold, many have started to wonder what the Taliban rule means for the future of the country’s opium production. Afghanistan is the world’s largest producer of the opium poppy, which is the raw material for heroin, one of the world’s deadliest...
WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - In the last call between U.S. President Joe Biden and his Afghanistan counterpart before the Taliban seized control of the country, the leaders discussed military aid, political strategy and messaging tactics, but neither Biden nor Ashraf...
Afghan Interpreter Who Helped Rescue Biden in 2008 Left Behind After U.S. Exit Thirteen years ago, Afghan interpreter Mohammed helped rescue then-Sen. Joe Biden and two other senators stranded in a remote Afghanistan valley after their helicopter was forced to...
In announcing that the United States has officially ended its military presence in Afghanistan, hours before President Joe Biden’s Aug. 31 deadline, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) head Gen. Frank McKenzie said that there are still Americans who remain in Afghanistan...
Jack Posobiec, senior editor at Human Events, told Steve Bannon about the sorry tale of U.S. service dogs left behind in Afghanistan by the incompetent leadership of our military and State Department. Posobiec started a hashtag #NoPawsLeftBehind, which went...
Kathy McCollum, the mother of slain U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, one of the 14 U.S. troops slain in the blast at Kabul airport in Afghanistan, cannot rest in peace. During a call on the SiriusXM radio show...