The U.S. continues its use of drones to attack and kill those responsible for the attack.
Flights continued after the suicide bombing that killed 13 Marines and many Afghans.
But the pace of withdrawal is slower than the takeover by the Taliban.
In a speech one might have expected from his predecessor, Biden refused to accept responsibility.
In scenes we have seen too many times before, America leaves a war it did not win or finish.
The House, bitterly divided over the Trump impeachment inquiry, banded together for an overwhelming 354-60 denunciation of the U.S. troop withdrawal. Many lawmakers expressed worry that it may lead to revival of IS as well as Russian presence and influence in the area — in addition to the slaughter of many Kurds.
American soldiers on the battlefield in Syria, helping the Kurds, say Trump’s decision to withdraw is a “dagger to the heart” and will “go down in infamy” as “a stain on the American reputation for decades.”
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a “painful” family situation that would hurt