Glenn Ignazio

CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHER TO DANIEL YOUNG - Evacuees from Afghanistan disembark from an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at the Sigonella U.S. air base in Sicily, southern Italy, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021. People fleeing Afghanistan arrived at the U.S. naval air base in Sicily as Washington tried to ramp up evacuations following the Taliban takeover of the country by using overseas military bases as temporary transit points. (Daniel Young/U.S. Navy via AP)

Retired U.S. Air Force Major Discusses Situation in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says over 37,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan since August 14th. However, when Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby was asked how many Americans have been evacuated since that date, he only answered “several thousand.” This comes as Americans and U.S. allies are expressing concerns over the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with retired Special Operations for the U.S. Air Force, Major Glenn Ignazio, about the situation.