Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley and head of US Central Command Gen. Frank McKenzie were grilled on the House Armed Services Committee about the decisions they made before, during and after the evacuation effort in Kabul. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports.
North Korea fired two unidentified ballistic missiles into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports.
The Taliban have said that India offered extensive humanitarian assistance to the Afghans; The Union Cabinet is likely to approve a 3 per cent dearness allowance and dearness relief (DR) hike for central government employees and pensioners; Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has scripted history by reaching the one billion Covid-19 vaccinations milestone mark; Congress leader, Arun Yadav draws flak due to sexist dig on BJP’s women ministers.
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Top US General Mark Milley offered a full-throated defense of his behavior during the last days of the Trump administration, including a phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart, as he and other..