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Top US general says security in Afghanistan deteriorating
Gen. Austin S. Miller said the rapid loss of districts around the country to the Taliban — several with significant strategic value — is worrisome.
It’s imminent: After nearly 20 years US to leave Bagram
U.S. Central Command said last week that it’s well past 50 percent done packing up Bagram Airfield, and the rest is going fast.
Biden vows ‘sustained’ help as Afghanistan troop drawdown nears
Officials said the U.S. expects to have American and coalition military command, its leadership, and most troops out by July Fourth, or shortly after that.
US locks down embassy in Afghanistan amid COVID-19 surge
Staffing levels at the Kabul embassy have already been significantly reduced pending the completion of the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan.
Al-Qaida could regroup in Afghanistan in 2 years, says US defense secretary
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Mark Milley said a regeneration of al-Qaida or the Islamic State group in Afghanistan could take place if the Afghan government and security forces collapsed.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press