What to expect from Secretary of State Blinken's congressional testimony about Afghanistan

What to expect from Secretary of State Blinken’s congressional testimony about Afghanistan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies on Capitol Hill this week about the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and the chaos that followed. Bradley Bowman, senior director of the Center On Military and Political Power at the Foundation For Defense…

Taliban allows more evacuations from Afghanistan

Taliban allows more evacuations from Afghanistan

The Taliban allowed a flight carrying roughly 200 Americans and third-country nationals to leave the Kabul airport for Qatar. Mark Jacobson, former deputy NATO senior civilian representative for Afghanistan and the assistant dean of Washington programs at Syracuse University’s Maxwell…

White House faces questions on Americans and allies still in Afghanistan

White House faces questions on Americans and allies still in Afghanistan

In a speech, President Biden defended his decision to pull the U.S. military out of Afghanistan, pushing back on criticism that the withdrawal was anything but a success as Americans and allies are still trying to flee the country. Meanwhile,…

Biden defends Afghanistan evacuation mission amid criticism

Biden defends Afghanistan evacuation mission amid criticism

President Biden defended evacuation efforts in Afghanistan after the last U.S. service member left Kabul, ending 20 years of war. Critics on both sides of the aisle have said the administration mishandled the troop withdrawal, but the commander in chief…

Taliban tries to set up government amid humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

Taliban tries to set up government amid humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

The Taliban is looking to set up a new government in Afghanistan as the U.N. secretary-general warns of a humanitarian crisis in the country. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata speaks to CBSN about the latest following the U.S. withdrawal..…

Taliban declares victory in Afghanistan after last U.S. troops withdraw

Taliban declares victory in Afghanistan after last U.S. troops withdraw

The Taliban has officially declared victory in Afghanistan after the last U.S. troops withdrew, ending America’s longest war. Many Afghans are fearful about what their lives under Taliban rule will look like. BBC Pakistan and Afghanistan correspondent Secunder Kermani joined…