Not ‘going to be possible’ to get all Americans out of Afghanistan, warns ex-advisor to U.S. special operations

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2021
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Seth Jones, a former advisor to U.S. special operations in Afghanistan, told CNBC that he does not think the U.S. will be able to remove the nearly 1,500 Americans still left in Afghanistan before the Aug. 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden.

“No, I don’t think it’s going to be possible to get them all out, I mean, the challenge is the Taliban control all the major roadways, they control all the major cities,” said Jones, a senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. “So, I think this will...

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