Military Ramps Up Evacuations From Kabul, but Bottlenecks Persist

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The Pentagon has increased the number of flights, but questions remain about whether the military can sustain the pace as the deadline to end the operation draws near. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet […]

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Eager to Shift Narrative, Biden Team Puts Airlift in Historical Context


In describing evacuation efforts, President Biden has referred to the Berlin airlift more than 70 years ago, in which food was flown into a city whose access had been choked off by the Soviet Union. […]

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