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An Update On Afghanistan

TOPSHOT - An US Air Force aircraft takes off from the airport in Kabul on August 30, 2021. - Rockets were fired at Kabul's airport on August 30 where US troops were racing to complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuate allies under the threat of Islamic State group attacks. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP) (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - An US Air Force aircraft takes off from the airport in Kabul on August 30, 2021. - Rockets were fired at Kabul's airport on August 30 where US troops were racing to complete their withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuate allies under the threat of Islamic State group attacks. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP) (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

The situation is still ever-changing in Afghanistan.

Last week, a suicide bomber at the Kabul airportkilled dozens. This weekend the U.S. military carried out a strike. And this morning,rockets headed to the airport were struck down. 

POLITICO’s Lara Seligman released an exclusive report that suggests officials knew about the airport attack though the surrounding area was never secured.

We take a look at the latest news out of Afghanistan.

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