Tag: international-security

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in the Oval Office at the White House June 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. A leaked transcript of a call between Biden and Ghani from July 23 showed the Biden administration was aware that Afghanistan was under a full-scale invasion by the Taliban. Biden told Ghani he was concerned about “perception.”
Afghan Pres. Told US ‘Full-scale Invasion’ Underway in July, Biden Worried About ‘Perception’: Leaked Transcript
A partial transcript of a 14-minute call between former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and U.S. President Joe Biden on July 23 revealed that Ghani made the United States fully aware that his country was facing...
Afghans (L) crowd at the airport as U.S. soldiers stand guard in Kabul on August 16, 2021. Washington Post, relying on anonymous officials from both the U.S. and fallen Afghanistan governments, revealed the Biden administration declined an offer from the Taliban to secure Kabul after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country.
US Declined Taliban Offer to Control Kabul Until Aug. 31 Troop Withdrawal
The United States was offered by the Taliban to secure Kabul the day former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani deserted his post and fled the country, but declined saying it was committed to its plans to...