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Explosions at Kabul Airport Kill More than 100 People, Including 13 US Soldiers
More than 90 Afghans and at least 13 American servicemen were killed by two explosions at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, where U.S. and allied forces have been handling a chaotic evacuation from...
Americans trying to get to Kabul airport are facing numerous difficulties.
Americans Face Violence in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Austin Contradicts President
A few days ago, President Joe Biden denied that Americans in Afghanistan were facing any trouble getting to Kabul Airport. Biden claimed that Washington had received “no indication” of such complications. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...
Manila will continue the VFA military pact with Washington despite earlier indications that it could be terminated.
Philippines Retains Military Pact With America, U.S. Defense Secretary Rejects Beijing’s Claim Over South China Sea
The Philippines has just announced that it will retain the bilateral Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States. The decision was made public in a joint statement by Philippines Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and...