Al-Qaeda leader and co-conspirator of the 9/11 attacks, Ayman al-Zawahiri, was killed by U.S. forces in a drone strike over the weekend in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Colorado congresswoman blamed the president for the deaths of 13 U.S. service members in Afghanistan during his speech on Tuesday night.
The announcement came on the same day as a report from the RAND Corporation that found several flaws in how the U.S. military addresses civilian casualties.
The newborn was only two months old when he was separated from his family at the Kabul airport in August as crowds rushed to leave the country.
"On the morning of that day, I had no inkling that by late afternoon I would be leaving," Ghani said during with an interview with the BBC.
Military officials said the drone strike that killed 10 civilians in Kabul was a mistake caused by errors in communication, but no soldiers will be disciplined.
The Afghan foreign minister said the U.S. and other countries should unfreeze $10 billion in funds and that weakening the government is not in their interest.
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said that the absence of American forces in Afghanistan has complicated efforts to monitor groups like al-Qaida.
The National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul reopened last week for the first time since the Taliban's mid-August takeover.
The assault began with a suicide bombing at the front entrance, followed by gunmen swarming into the building.
"You have to ask, and we've been asking this a lot in the committee I chair, were these goals realistic that we had at the time?" John Manza said.
The deceased included 11 U.S. Marines, one U.S. Army soldier, and one U.S. Navy sailor.
At a gathering with the families, the Taliban's acting interior minister commended the sacrifices made by "martyrs and fedayeen" in the suicide bombings.
Pakistan International Airlines spokesman Abdullah Hafeez said "the situation on the ground is not conducive for international flight operations."
"If we continue to act like this, God forbid, we will lose our Islamic system," the Taliban's defense minister cautioned in a recent message to troops.
The Taliban has never been given a seat at the UN, even when they were last in power between 1996 and 2001.
The cleats featured a picture of the 22-year-old from Berlin Heights, Ohio along with the words, "Rest In Peace Navy Corpsman Maxton Soviak."
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas denied there was a "contradiction" in the U.S.'s treatment of Afghan refugees and Haitian migrants.
Kabul's interim mayor, Hamdullah Namony, said some women will keep their jobs in city government only because they can't be replaced by men.
U.S. officials initially claimed the August 29 strike took out an ISIS militant, but it has been revealed that it killed 10 civilians, including seven children.
"The ESL teachers are highly visible targets…many of them having received death threats," said a U.S. academic trying to help them.
More than 700 civilians were killed by airstrikes in Afghanistan in 2019 alone—the highest number since the beginning of the war in 2001 and 2002.
"We strongly call on the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to investigate this matter," the Global Times wrote.
Only 34 percent of respondents now approve of President Joe Biden on foreign policy, while 59 percent disapprove.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin acknowledged that the Taliban's new government includes members of the Haqqani network, a designated foreign terrorist organization.
"These were more than flags; these represented 13 lives and their families," a Riverside, California, police spokesman said.
"I couldn't think. I didn't know if I would be killed or if I would live," journalist Tagi Daryabi said of the incident.
The funeral procession included roughy 1,000 motorcyclists of the Patriot Guard to remember 20-year-old Marine Jared Schmitz.
The former member of a Canadian counter-terrorism unit is credited with rescuing around 100 people from Kabul.
"Call it what you want, a charter or a commercial flight, everyone has tickets and boarding passes," a Qatari special envoy said. "Hopefully, life is becoming normal in Afghanistan."