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.
Veteran journalist Jackie Calmes says political journalists are failing the public when they indulge “both-siderism.” She says the radicalization of the GOP is a key story: “People are feeling like, well, without Trump in the picture, we’re sort of back to normal. And, in fact, we’re not. Trump still runs the party.”