Biden wasted his chance to rescue Afghans who aided US troops

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2021
From The Left
Afghanistan, evacuations, Joe Biden

After the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, many Afghans who aided the United States’ 20-year war effort are looking to flee.

Some Afghan allies have been told by US authorities not to go to the Kabul airport, currently the only available exit point, and to shelter in place until instructed otherwise. Many have shown up at the airport nonetheless, desperately trying to escape, even though civilian flights were temporarily suspended, with some even clinging onto a US military aircraft as it was mid-takeoff.

As they look for viable routes to safety, these...

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