Army generals testify they recommended to Biden to keep troops in Afghanistan

D.C. 09/28/21, 16:12

Senior military officials testified Tuesday, Sept. 28, before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the controversial U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. During questioning, they claimed to have advised President Joe Biden of the need to keep at least 2,500 troops to ensure stability in the region.  Among the officers who appeared before ...

White House affirms more than 100 Americans were left in Afghanistan

Middle East 09/03/21, 01:36

More than 100 American citizens remain in Afghanistan after the Biden administration completed its military withdrawal from the country, the White House confirmed on Thursday, Sept. 2. During a daily news conference, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said that the number of American citizens still in Afghanistan after the Aug. 31 full exit ...

Trump says Biden should apologize to America for Afghanistan crisis

Middle East 08/21/21, 15:58

Former President Donald Trump, on Friday evening, Aug. 20, asked his successor to apologize for the way he is handling the withdrawal from Afghanistan. ''Joe Biden must apologize to America for allowing the military to leave before civilians and for allowing $85 billion dollars’ worth of sophisticated military equipment to be ...

Biden, Trump blame each other for Taliban’s gains in Afghanistan

Middle East 08/15/21, 15:57

President Joe Biden accused his predecessor of leaving the Taliban in the "strongest position militarily" before leaving office. Donald Trump blamed his successor for fleeing Afghanistan instead of following the previous administration's plan. Biden authorized deploying about 5,000 U.S. soldiers to Afghanistan. Troops will help draw down U.S. personnel, and other allied personnel, as they evacuate despite a sustained Taliban offensive on Aug. ...

US withdraws American troops from Somalia as announced by Trump

U.S. 01/19/21, 08:29

The Trump administration complied with its announcement and completed the withdrawal of U.S. troops that were in Somalia carrying out tasks of control and detection of terrorist cells. The withdrawal of troops has to do with the policy announced by President Trump regarding changes in U.S. geopolitical strategies, which would ...

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