“America’s Longest War Is Over” As Last Military Plane Leaves Kabul
The U.S. officially ended its military presence in Afghanistan on Tuesday with the final flight out of Kabul, concluding two decades of American involvement touched off by the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
“I’m here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan,” General Kenneth McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command, said Monday afternoon in the U.S.
The last of the military planes has left the Kabul Airport.
“final plane is wheels up. War is over.”
America’s longest war ended with a rushed withdrawal of more than 100,000 people since Aug. 14. That followed the Taliban advance to Kabul, and the killing of 13 U.S. service members in a suicide bombing outside the capital city’s airport last week.
— M Zafar (@ice_koool) August 30, 2021
The FAA has issued warnings:
Mon, 08/30/2021 – 16:40
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