Major General Hank Taylor told reporters that only 2,500 Americans have been rescued in Kabul this week out of 17,000 civilians. There are an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 Americans stranded in the country.
When asked by Lucas Tomlinson from FOX News why US Soldiers are not leaving the airport perimeter to rescue Americans Major General Hank Taylor and John Kirby would not answer.
French and UK troops are reportedly rescuing their citizens in Kabul. US troops are not permitted to leave the airport grounds.
Again, from 10,000-20,000 Americans are stranded inside the country.