Kabul Evacuation Draws Comparison to Saigon in 1975

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The cobbled evacuation is drawing comparisons to the Vietnam War sands Saigon nineteen seventy five helicopters lifted thousands of Americans and Vietnamese allies out of the city in in in during symbol of U. S. defeat forty six years later a similar scenes unfolding in Kabul but secretary of state Tony Blinken rejects the comparison saying this is manifestly not Saigon GOP congressman Adam Kinzinger and Afghan war vet agrees this is gonna make Saigon look like Disney world in comparison noting thousands of Afghan civilians crowding the airport tarmac psalms so desperate to escape the Taliban they held on to a military jet as it took off and fell to their deaths Sager mag ani Washington

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