Afghanistan evacuation: Investigation details U.S. military’s frustration with White House, diplomats

February 8, 2022 ☼ afghanistanbiden

Source: The Washington Post (Link)

The investigation was launched in response to an Aug. 26 suicide bombing just outside the airport that killed an estimated 170 Afghan civilians and 13 U.S. service members. But it is much broader, providing perhaps the fullest official account yet of the evacuation operation, which spanned 17 nightmarish days and has become one of the Biden administration’s defining moments — drawing scrutiny from Republicans and Democrats for the haphazard nature in which the United States ended its longest war.