Biden Remains Silent as Taliban Swarms Kabul

President Joe Biden hasn’t spoken with the media about the Taliban overthrowing the government in Afghanistan since his last statement on Saturday, one day before the terrorist group swarmed Kabul. “[W]e have conveyed to the Taliban representatives in Doha, via our Combatant Commander, that any action on their part on the ground in Afghanistan, that puts U.S. personnel or our mission at risk there, will be met with a swift and strong U.S. military response,” a white house statement said August 14. The Taliban seized the presidential palace in Kabul on Sunday as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled Kabul, the country’s capital. Taliban officials declared the conflict between the terrorist group and Afghan forces over. The Taliban is prepared to declare the nation the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, a highly placed source told The Epoch Times. At the same time, the U.S. Embassy warned Americans still in Kabul to “shelter …Read More

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