Pentagon

Updated ET, Sat ,

The US military has increased the pace of evacuations to help Afghans and US citizens escape Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday, but it is still not filling flights to capacity despite a directive from President Joe Biden that he doesn't want to see any empty seats on planes leaving Kabul. ...
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby admitted he “doesn’t know” how many Americans remain in Afghanistan, as the Biden administration scrambles to evacuate US citizens and Afghans. ...
New York Times Pentagon Correspondent Helene Cooper says there is a level of despair and depression among those in the Defense Department that she has not seen before, as the U.S. scrambles to evacuate thousands from Afghanistan ...
Pentagon press secretary John Kirby on Tuesday defended President Joe Biden's handling of withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan, which resulted in the Taliban quickly taking over the nation's capital. | Clips ...

( )