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Pentagon to send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Afghanistan

The Pentagon will send troops to Afghanistan's international airport to facilitate a partial evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, the State Department announced Thursday.

Why it matters: The Taliban has captured 12 provincial capitals in the last week, stunning Biden administration officials who did not believe the Afghan government would collapse so quickly during the U.S. withdrawal.

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