Published: Aug 29, 2021
"The situation on the ground continues to be extremely dangerous, and the threat of terrorist attacks on the airport remains high. Our commanders informed me that an attack is highly likely in the next 24-36 hours," U.S. President Joe Biden said.
Published: Aug 23, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said Sunday that the U.S. military is "executing a plan" to move stranded American citizens to the Kabul airport in greater numbers, including through an expansion of a safe zone around the facility and by creating conduits for people to access the compound "safely and effectively."
Published: Aug 22, 2021
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon on Saturday strongly hinted that U.S. troops may stage further operations outside the Kabul airport to help evacuate stranded American citizens and Afghans who aided the war effort, as the threat of violence in the capital grows amid the return of the Talibans top political leader and increased concern about potential attacks by the Islamic State.