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Biden said 'the worst that can happen has happened' after devastating ISIS-K suicide bombing during Afghanistan evacuation

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the situation in Afghanistan in the East Room of the White House on August 26, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Biden winced when he learned that an ISIS-K suicide bombing had killed US troops in Kabul in late August, per the NYT.
"The worst that can happen has happened," Biden said during a White House meeting, the Times reported.
Days later, Biden would say that the Afghanistan withdrawal was an "extraordinary success."
"The worst that can happen has happened." Those were President Joe Biden's words during an August 26 meeting in the...
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