Taliban Holding Americans Until US Recognizes Taliban
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Taliban Holding Americans Until US Recognizes Taliban

Retired Navy admiral and Texas Rep. Ronny Jackson told Newsmax on Friday that at least seven of his constituents are being held in Afghanistan, calling them hostages unable to leave the country until the Biden administration recognizes the Taliban as the legitimate government of the country. ”They’ve already been manifested on flights,” Jackson, a Republican,…

Former Afghanistan president slams US-led military campaign as a failure ahead of planned withdrawal

Former Afghanistan president slams US-led military campaign as a failure ahead of planned withdrawal

The former president of Afghanistan has lambasted the United States military effort in his country, saying the mission failed to achieve any of the goals it set out nearly 20 years ago when it arrived. Hamid Karzai assumed office in Afghanistan just three months after the attack on Sept. 11 and only two months after the U.S. and NATO forces…