Time is running short to plan an orderly exit.
"We don't have much time," said Rep. Jason Crow, D.-Colo., a vocal proponent of evacuating Afghans. "We're about 50 percent complete with the withdrawal."
With President Biden planning to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September, a bipartisan coalition in Congress is rushing to bring Afghans facing retribution to the United States.
Max Baucus, former U.S. ambassador to China, said he was wrong to think that ties between Washington and Beijing could reset when Joe Biden becomes president.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill last week that would improve the special immigrant visa (SIV) program for Afghan interpreters who assisted U.S. troops. With the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan dwindling by the day, many politicians are recognizing the need to get interpreters out of the country quickly.
It had been unclear whether the alliance would continue with the mission.
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The Beidou satellite navigation system shows China's "technical independence" from the West, said Craig Singleton of Foundation for Defense of Democracies.
A top U.S. general this weekend warned that a “wildfire of terrorism” is sweeping across Africa as the continent seems poised to become the new global epicenter for Islamic extremism. Speaking to reporters during a major international military exercise in Morocco, Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend said affiliates of major
The Pentagon is considering whether to intervene with warplanes or drones in the event that Kabul is in danger of falling to the Taliban, though no decisions have been made.