else: Chaos Unfolded across Afghanistan Monday After the rapid return of the Taliban to power. Seven people were reported killed at Kabul International Airport as panicked crowds fleeing the Taliban’s sudden takeover made their way onto the tarmac and US forces suspended air operations amid the rapid deterioration of security.
The Pentagon is expected to deploy another 1,000 troops to Afghanistan from a brigade combat team, according to defense sources, to help evacuate American personnel. With the additional deployment, up to 6,000 US troops could soon be on the ground at Kabul International Airport.
President Biden will address the nation Monday afternoon after the weekend without a public appearance at Camp David.