Biden says he ordered a retaliation attack against ISIS-K after the suicide bombing at Kabul Airport


Biden Afghanistan Address August 27, 2021
President Joe Biden will talk about the situation in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Drew Angeler / Getty Images
  • Biden says he ordered a retaliation attack on ISIS-K.

  • He said Thursday that the military commander was tasked with developing plans to attack ISIS-K’s assets, leadership, and facilities.

  • He said the United States would respond with “power and accuracy” at its own time.

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President Joe Biden Said on august 26th He ordered the U.S. military commander to plan a retaliation attack ISIS-K, Afghanistan affiliated company in Islamic State who claimed responsibility for A deadly suicide bomb attack near Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The U.S. military will develop an operational plan to “attack ISIS-K’s assets, leadership, and facilities” following a series of suicide bombings at Kabul Airport, the president said Thursday. Killed at least 13 U.S. military members And dozens of Afghans trying to evacuate to foreign airlift.

“We will respond to our time with power and accuracy, where we choose, in the way we choose,” Biden said in him. address.

“These ISIS terrorists won’t win. We’ll rescue the Americans. We’ll kick out Afghanistan’s allies, and our mission continues,” the president added to the Americans on Thursday. Guaranteed the citizens. Continue to evacuate.. “America is not threatened.”

In the same speech, Biden vowed to protect the interests of Americans “by all means” of his orders.

“We don’t forgive. We don’t forget. We hunt you down and let you pay.” Biden said.

New York Times Biden’s remarks from the East Wing said they reflected the comments of former President George Bush in the days following the attack on September 11, 2001.

“This dispute began with the timing and conditions of others. It ends with the method and time we choose.” Bush said in 2001.

Witnesses of Kabul explained A terrifying sight of people being blown up in front of you When Dying in their arms..

General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr. of the Marine Corps, commander of the United States Central Command Warning on thursday The threat from ISIS is “very realistic” and the attack is likely to continue.

The death toll from the Kabul bombing continues to increase, Current data at the time of the press show more than 60 deaths and 140 injuries. NS AP When Reuters At least 60 Afghans have been reported killed in a suicide explosion. New York Times 120 to 140 people have been reported injured.

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