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Washington will use commercial airlines for its evacuation efforts in Afghanistan.
American Airlines, Delta and Other Commercial Airlines Ordered to Join Afghan Evacuation Efforts
On Aug. 22, the Pentagon activated Stage-1 of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) protocol that provides the Defense Department access to commercial air resources. The CRAF activation is aimed at augmenting the Pentagon’s support...
The Taliban is reportedly blocking Afghans and Americans from leaving the country through the Kabul airport.
Taliban Blocks, Threatens People Escaping Through Airport, Washington Scrambles to Evacuate Americans
Many Afghans and Americans are attempting to find their way to the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, the last hope for them to escape a war-torn nation. However, the Taliban, which has taken over...