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Amid U.S. Afghan Withdrawal, Militants Launch Attacks Outside Kabul Airport

MIN READAug 26, 2021 | 17:54 GMT

Medical staff bring an injured man to a hospital after a deadly militant attack Aug. 26, 2021, outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Medical staff bring an injured man to a hospital after a deadly militant attack Aug. 26, 2021, outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

(WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Suicide bombers conducted two near-simultaneous attacks Aug. 26 near the entrance to Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport. The attack highlights the persistent terrorist threat in Afghanistan from ISKP, which has launched similar high-profile bombings in Kabul, and portends short- and long-term security risks....

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