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...
U.S. carriers can’t fly over Afghanistan unless they receive authorization, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Monday. All U.S. carriers and commercial operators are “prohibited from operating at all altitudes” in the region around Kabul, except for Department of Defense flights, the FAA said. The...
A Letter to House Republicans from Leader McCarthy: Last Thursday was the tragedy we feared would happen when President Biden embarked on the worst foreign policy disaster in a generation. American troops were targeted and attacked by ISIS suicide bombers in...
The United States officially ended its military presence with the final U.S. military flight out of Kabul, concluding 20 years of American involvement in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) head Gen. Frank McKenzie said during a televised...
In Afghanistan, we have gotten a clearer picture of exactly how much U.S. military equipment the Taliban was able to get their hands on—and frankly, it’s a lot. All this comes at a time when rockets are now being fired at the Kabul...
There is only one fitting response to last week’s heart-wrenching suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul: America must get out of Afghanistan as quickly as possible, and stay out, for good. Nothing good has come of...
President Joe Biden met with the families of 11 U.S. soldiers and went to Dover Air Force Base to receive their bodies on Aug. 29, days after the troops were killed during a suicide bombing attack near the Kabul airport. Biden, First...