- Data Covid-19 USA — Leaving is disastrous. Staying would have been, too.
- Data Covid-19 USA — Starting in the spring, the Taliban negotiated wholesale surrenders and seized roadways and weapons, handing them vital propaganda victories and freedom to move quickly to the next opportunity.
The president insisted that the United States had done more than enough to empower the Afghan police and military to secure the future of their people.
It is not just U.S. troops who are withdrawing from Afghanistan. Thousands of private contractors — who help keep the Afghan Air Force flying, among other tasks — are leaving as well.
American troops are set to be out by early to mid-July, well ahead of President Biden’s Sept. 11 deadline, even as big issues remain unresolved.
- Russian hack of U.S. agencies exposed supply chain… WASHINGTON — The elite Russian hackers who gained access to computer systems of federal agencies last year didn’t bother trying to break one by one into the networks of each department. Instead, they got inside by sneaking malicious code into a software update pushed out…