Biden Administration Says It Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

WASHINGTON –¬†President Biden will withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that prompted America’s involvement in its longest war, a senior administration official told reporters on Tuesday. Some 2,500 U.S. troops¬†remain in Afghanistan, and as many as 1,000 more special operations forces are also reported […]

Official: Illinois Man Believed Kidnapped In Afghanistan

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A U.S. official says an American citizen has been kidnapped in Afghanistan by a Taliban-affiliated group and that authorities are working to rescue him. The official says Mark Frerichs of Lombard, Illinois, was believed to have been kidnapped by the Haqqani network. Newsweek first reported the kidnapping. It said Frerichs was taken into custody in […]