Military Commissions Media Invitation Announced for United States v. Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Pre-Trial Hearing


VIRGINIA (September 20, 2021)---The Department of Defense and the Office of Military Commissions will allocate seats for news media aboard a military-chartered aircraft for travel from Joint Base Andrews (JBA) in Maryland to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) in Cuba to cover military commission pre-trial proceedings scheduled for United States…

The Pentagon Afghanistan Press Conference: USA Has To Obtain Authorization of the Taliban For Passage


KABUL (August 23, 2021)--- American troops are not prepared to go out to extract citizens for safe departure out of Afghanistan. The United States said Sunday it has evacuated 7,400 people from Kabul in the past 24 hours, even as American officials confront what Secretary of State Antony Blinken described…

The US Embassy in Afghanistan Condems Detention of Afghan Officials


AFGHANISTAN (August 12, 2021)--- the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan released a statement condemning "the unlawful arrest of several members of the Afghan government, including both civilian leaders and officers of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. "Credible sources indicate that the Taliban have detained provincial government officials and members…

Pentagon Sending 3,000 Troops To Evacuate U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan


CITY OF WASHINGTON (August 12, 2021)---A U.S. Marine with Task Force Southwest (TFSW) provides security for Marine advisors during an advising mission with 1st Brigade, Afghan National Army (ANA) 215th Corps as the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conduct Operation Maiwand 12 at Camp Shorserack, Afghanistan, March 12, 2018.…