Linda Gulzar, Jackie Heinrich, Biden discussed on Morning News with Hal Jay & Brian Estridge
Medical Center President Biden's plan to withdraw the U. S military from Afghanistan after almost 20 years of war is being met with some pushback. Correspondent Jackie Heinrich has more the U. S mission in Afghanistan will end August 31st. 12 days sooner than the 20th anniversary of 9 11 President Biden's first deadline. Biden says he trusts the Afghan military can defend itself from the threat of a Taliban takeover. And at this stage, it's the responsibility of the Afghan people, not the U. S. To nation build they have the capacity. They have the forces. They have the equipment. The question is, will they do it? Some Republicans are worried that America's exit will leave Afghans vulnerable to various military groups. The White House is raising to finalize the government wide strategy and how to respond to ransomware attacks that will deter companies from paying out ransom to cybercriminals. Vermont's the Nation Security Council has been studying how to stop the attacks on critical infrastructure. Hackers recently targeted Florida based it company Cassia and analysts say there are 200 clients are now at risk. Blood centers throughout the nation are in dire need of donation. Linda Gulzar with Carter Blood Care says This is the lowest blood supply they've ever seen in DFW, she says. Some are even calling it a 30 year low What is essential for most major medical care that is provided to us and there is no other way to get that blood except through generous human beings who are willing to roll up their sleeves to help someone else, she said. As summers are usually hard because they aren't getting supply from school blood drives. However, it's worse than ever because they're still catching up from the pandemic and the winter ice storms. She encourages people to donate as soon as they can. Cat bones iron W B A P News from the W B A P News desk. I'm Nicolo say you're next update is at 8 30. 24 7 coverage at W b a p dot com.