'We Expect Attacks to Continue': US Troops Resume Evacuations Under Threat
CBN - Evacuations out of Kabul are continuing after Thursday's deadly suicide attacks that killed at least 100 people including 13 U.S. service members.
U.S. troops are continuing their near-impossible mission to evacuate an estimated 1,000 remaining Americans, and tens of thousands of Afghan allies under constant threat of attack from ISIS-K or IS-K, short for the Islamic State of Khorasan Province.
"We believe it is their desire to continue those attacks, and we expect those attacks to continue. and we're doing everything we can to be prepared for those attacks," Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, commander of US Central Command, told reporters Thursday.
The U.S. is relying on the Taliban, a group that's spent years working to kill Americans, to keep out terrorists with the same goal from entering the airport's perimeter.
The President is promising retaliation for the 13 Americans' lives lost.
"We will not forgive. We will not forget. We will hunt you down and make you pay," President Biden said during a national address to the nation Thursday.
IS-K is the regional affiliate of ISIS in Afghanistan and Pakistan and while not as organized as the Taliban, it's much more extreme in its beliefs and even more violent.
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