U.S. military announces completion of withdrawal from Afghanistan

The last plane carrying U.S. troops has left Afghanistan, according to the commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie. "I'm here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan," McKenzie told a Pentagon briefing. He said the last plane left Kabul about an hour ago. President Joe Biden had set an Aug. 31 withdrawal deadline. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

U.S. military announces completion of withdrawal from Afghanistan
The last plane carrying U.S. troops has left Afghanistan, according to the commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie. "I'm here to announce the completion of our withdrawal from Afghanistan," McKenzie told a Pentagon briefing. He said the last plane left Kabul about an hour ago. President Joe Biden had set an Aug. 31 withdrawal deadline. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.