International, Politics

Trapped: Biden Leaves These Americans in Kabul

The Department of Defense will compel commercial airlines to help with the evacuation of Afghans and U.S. personnel from Afghanistan, the third time that the U.S. has activated what is known as the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).

Eighteen aircraft will be used, including three from American Airlines, three from Delta Air Lines, three from Atlas Air, three from Omni Air, two from Hawaiian Airlines and four from United Airlines. The planes will not be going to Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said in a statement, but will transport people from “temporary safe havens and interim staging bases.” Read more…

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