US ramps up Afghanistan evacuations ahead of Aug. 31 deadline

ABC News published this video item, entitled “US ramps up Afghanistan evacuations ahead of Aug. 31 deadline” – below is their description.

Chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz reports the latest details of the United States’ evacuation mission out of Afghanistan and what could happen if it tries to extend its deadline.

ABC News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - ABC News

American Broadcasting Company is an American commercial broadcast radio and television network owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.

ABC News is primarily broadcast from the Times Square Studios in New York City.

Recent from ABC News:

  • Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is safe for children ages 5 to 11
  • Houston looks to overcome high rates of adult illiteracy
  • Exonerated man turned attorney: ‘Our system believes more in finality than justice’
  • In This Story: Afghanistan

    Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

    Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

    3 Recent Items: Afghanistan

  • Scarred Afghans try to pick up the pieces after losing loved ones during last days of US withdrawal
  • Peter Doocy grills Jen Psaki on illegal immigrant surge in Texas
  • Basireh came to Australia for safety, she found a new home and friendships | ABC News
  • In This Story: United States

    The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English.

    4 Recent Items: United States

  • Pfizer says data show Covid-19 vaccine safe for children 5 and over • FRANCE 24 English
  • PM arrives in New York for start of security talks with US President Biden | ABC News
  • Haitian migrants expelled from US-Mexico border | DW News
  • Team Europe Player Profiles | 2020 Ryder Cup
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.