Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

Pentagon orders emergency use of 18 US commercial aircraft to transport Afghan evacuees 

The commercial aircraft will reportedly be used to move passengers from way stations once they leave Kabul, allowing the U.S. military to focus on the Afghanistan portion of the evacuation.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Biden orders 1,000 more troops to aid Afghanistan departure

The last-minute decision to re-insert thousands of U.S. troops into Afghanistan reflected the dire state of security as the Taliban seized control of multiple Afghan cities in a few short days. 

published on : 15th August 2021