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WASHINGTON – Senior US officials paint a very different picture of America’s final days in Afghanistan and the hasty evacuation of more than 124,000 civilians, described by US President Joe Biden as an “extraordinary achievement.” While describing the 18-day airlift as “heroic” and the most significant in U.S. history, officials also spoke of their pain, …

The vast international effort to evacuate thousands of Afghans and vulnerable foreign nationals from Kabul airport ended on Saturday as the United States continued to withdraw its remaining troops from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan after it carried out a retaliatory airstrike in response to a devastating terrorist attack. Britain planned to end the evacuation of its citizens …

Congress provided hundreds of millions of dollars to bolster the country’s electoral system against cyber attacks and other threats, but about two-thirds of the money was not spent just weeks before the presidential election of the last year. A recently released federal report indicates that states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories had …

Mr. Haddad sees no fear that Washington will renege on its commitment to NATO’s collective defense. “But there is a message to Europe that there is no appetite from the United States to intervene in neighborhood disputes that could impact Europe,” he said. . Anna Wieslander, Swedish defense analyst and director for Northern Europe at …

In the fall of 2001, as the United States and its allies swept through Afghanistan, the Taliban collapsed with surprising speed. Although the Taliban army is largely intact in many places, its soldiers often simply crossed the lines and changed sides. The victorious fighters of the US-backed militia, the Northern Alliance, frequently embraced the surrendering …

If you are saving money for the future, somehow, you had better be prepared to lose some of it. It is the involvement of today’s upside down world in financial markets. The combination of high inflation, strong economic growth, and very low interest rates means that “real” interest rates – what you can earn on …

Kanawha businesses and organizations can now apply for coronavirus relief funds. The Kanawha County Commission is now accepting applications for US bailout funding. The online application is live on the county’s website, https://kanawha.us/. Paper and PDF versions of the applications are also available from the Kanawha County Commission office. “The US bailout gives us the …

Construction workers pouring wet concrete on a road. With 20% of the projected infrastructure bill, or $ 110 billion, spent on building roads and bridges, small construction companies are hoping for a long-term boom in activity. Jung Getty As small businesses recover from workforce constraints and business losses from Covid-19, a bipartisan infrastructure bill offers …

kate_sept2004 | E + | Getty Images Many Americans were under financial pressure even before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2019, 41% of households aged 25 to 64 said they had not saved enough to cover an unexpected expense of $ 400, according to data from the Federal Reserve. One of the reasons …

WASHINGTON DC – MAY 13: Angel C. Dye (left) celebrating the day with her best friend Renee Walter … [+] after the Howard University 2017 launch ceremony in Washington, DC on May 13, 2017. In 2016, Angel Dye was trying to continue his education at Howard University, but like dozens of other prominent HBCU students …