Reports: Taliban Close to Capturing US Embassy; Thousands of Marines Prepping to Evacuate it

On Thursday, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby confirmed two U.S. Marine Corps infantry battalions and one U.S. Army infantry battalion— a force of about 3,000 U.S. troops — will deploy to provide security as the U.S. Embassy in Kabul cuts its civilian personnel amid rapid Taliban territorial gains across Afghanistan.

Kirby said the three infantry battalions will move to Hamid Karzai Airport “within the next 24 to 48 hours.
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08/13/21 3000 troops sent in to evacuate.
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  1. It is obvious that the people of Afganistan do not want to be part of the modern world. How else could the Taliban sweep through the country as they have. The people want the Taliban … so let them sit back into the 7th century.

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