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US Scrambles to Evacuate Citizens, Allies in Afghanistan

Clip: 08/19/2021 | 11m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. State Department says it has processed six thousand people who will soon be departing Afghanistan through Kabul Airport. This, as officials feverishly try to evacuate U.S. citizens and Afghan allies as the Taliban exerts full control over the country. The chaotic withdrawal and Taliban takeover weighs heavily on the minds of the tens of thousands of American service members who fought

Aired: 08/19/21

Rating: NR

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