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U.S. Sending 3,000 Troops To Afghanistan To Evacuate Embassy In Kabul04:11
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The Pentagon is sending 3,000 troops to Afghanistan to help evacuate staff from the U.S. embassy in Kabul.

The State Department says it's reducing the civilian footprint there as the Taliban continues to take control of parts of the country.

Host Scott Tong speaks with Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Security Studies Program.

This segment aired on August 13, 2021.

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