Defense Department Briefing on Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby and Major General Hank Taylor gave an update on evacuation efforts in Afghanistan following the Taliban… read more

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby and Major General Hank Taylor gave an update on evacuation efforts in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover of that country. They responded to questions about a group of 169 Americans rescued from outside the Kabul Airport, the presence of al-Qaida in Afghanistan, and a pause in evacuation flights from Kabul. close

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  • John Kirby Press Secretary Department of Defense
  • Hank Taylor Deputy Director Joint Chiefs of Staff->Regional Operations

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Defense Department Briefing on Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

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Program ID:
514190-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2021 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2021 | 1:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Aug 20, 2021 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 3:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 20, 2021 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 2021 | 1:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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