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"These are difficult days for those who lost loved ones in Afghanistan and those who carry the wounds of war," Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Wednesday. ...
Bing West, a former Defense Department official who participated in the evacuation of Saigon, Vietnam in 1975, said Monday the Pentagon under President Biden is “not trying hard enough” to evacuate refugees attempting to flee Afghanistan as the Taliban retakes power. ...
Major General Hank Taylor provided an operational update on the situation in Kabul, Afghanistan, including evacuation timing and troop levels. ...
Kirby estimated there are between 5,000 to 10,000 Americans stuck near Kabul after the rapid takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban. ...

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