GPB News spoke with half a dozen Afghans living in Georgia. Each described a feeling of utter pain and hopelessness fearing for friends and loved ones more than 7,400 miles away in Afghanistan as it falls under Taliban control.
President Biden addressed the nation after images from the airport in the Afghan capital showed desperate people fleeing before the Taliban advance. He said he stands by his decision to withdraw.
President Biden and the Pentagon say that after U.S. forces leave Afghanistan they will still assist that country from afar. But what precisely does that mean and can it be effective?
Some analysts think Kabul is holding out for a possible Joe Biden presidency before trying to strike any substantive deals with the Taliban.