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Biden defends U.S. hasty exit in post-Afghanistan withdrawal remarks

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his decision to hastily pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, a mission broadly criticized by the American public. During televised remarks delivered from the State Dining Room inside the White House, Biden spent a considerable portion of his speech …

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Taliban welcomes U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan | Xinhua | The Taliban welcomed the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan shortly after the U.S. Central Command announced that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Asian country has completed, a Taliban spokesman said early Tuesday. The last U.S. soldiers were evacuated from Kabul airport at mid-night on Monday, Taliban …

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U.S. engages with Taliban daily as Aug. 31 deadline approaches

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Monday that the United States is engaging with the Taliban on a daily basis as the ongoing Afghan evacuation faces the Aug. 31 deadline. President Joe Biden on Monday left open the possibility of extending the ongoing evacuation …

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Biden says chaos from U.S. Afghan drawdown unavoidable

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday in an interview with ABC News that he did not see a way to withdraw from Afghanistan without “chaos ensuing.” Biden, who is facing mounting criticism from the public over the chaotic evacuation, defended his decision to withdraw U.S. …

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Fallout of botched Afghan exit overwhelms White House

  Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | The White House is finding itself in a new crisis after a botched withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, overwhelmed by withering criticism from home and abroad. A viral video clip shows a crowd of Afghans running alongside a U.S. military transport aircraft, with some …

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