Thoughts on Afghanistan evacuation

  • Americans in Afghanistan were told nine times by the US Embassy to evacuate. There were even offers to pay for airfare. Still, they did not leave. Why?
  • More than 127,000+ people were rescued from Afghanistan in the biggest airlift in United States history. There were something like 15,000 Americans in Afghanistan on August 17th. Between 100–200 remain after the last flight out of Kabul. Why did those 100–200 stay? Were they left behind? Or did they choose to stay?
  • Today is August 31st—the deadline for the evacuation. Over 1,100 Americans died…