Friday, September 24, 2021

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Government Collapses

Twenty years after being removed from power in a U.S.-led invasion, Taliban militiamen swept to into Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Sunday, facing little resistance from Afghan government forces. Within hours, Afghanistan's Washington-backed president had left the country and the flag...

Taliban retakes Afghanistan and put the Kabul airport in Chaos

The Taliban has declared the war in Afghanistan over after its fighters swept into the capital, Kabul, and President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. Victorious Taliban fighters patrolled the streets of Kabul on Monday as thousands of Afghans mobbed the...

Operation Allies Refuge: Fort Lee Chosen as First Stop in U.S. for Relocating Afghans

Over the weekend the State Department asked the Defense Department to provide a location where it could temporarily house as many as 2,500 Afghan citizens as part of the "Operation Allies Refuge" program. "We have recommended, based on this initial...

Embraer: U.S. Air Force adds six more A-29 aircraft to Afghanistan Program Fleet

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and its partner Embraer Defense & Security have received orders from the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) A-29 Afghanistan Program for six more A-29 Super Tucano aircraft. The A-29 is...

President, NATO Secretary General Discuss Alliance Issues

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 — President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met yesterday to discuss alliance and U.S. efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, NATO support to Afghanistan and issues related...

Afghanistan at ‘Critical Juncture’, Campbell Says

By Lisa Ferdinando ASHINGTON, October 8, 2015 — Afghanistan is at a critical juncture, the commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan told a House panel here today. Afghan forces need to be strengthened in order to...
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