What happened in Afghanistan: What we know about evacuations after Taliban takeover

A week after Afghanistan swiftly fell to the Taliban, the U.S. ramped up its effort to evacuate Americans from the country ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline. But a frenzied scene at Kabul’s airport showed no sign of abating, as Afghans tried to escape their new government. The government’s rapid collapse on Aug. 15 came 20 years after the U.S. invaded Afghanistan to fight the “war on terror” following the … Continue reading What happened in Afghanistan: What we know about evacuations after Taliban takeover