Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed the recent Taliban attacks on civilians in Afghanistan. During a press conference in India on Wednesday, he warned that if the Taliban continues to take power then the country will become isolated on the world stage
The U.S. said it will continue to support Afghan forces by carrying out airstrikes as the Taliban continues its ongoing attacks. U.S. Central Command Chief General Mark McKenzie Jr. made the statement of support during a press conference Sunday.
Joe Biden’s State Department is struggling to explain the relocation of Afghan interpreters and allies to other countries. During a press briefing Wednesday, department officials faced criticism for not doing enough to protect those who were helping U.S. troops.