U.S. forces in Afghanistan look for alternative evacuation plans as ISIS threatens airport

U.S. Marines prepare to receive evacuees arriving at an Evacuate Control Center at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, August 19, 2021.

Sgt. Victor Mancilla | U.S. Marine Corps | via Reuters

U.S. defense officials say that the military is looking for alternative ways to get Americans, Afghans and third-country nationals safely to the airport in Kabul following threats from the Islamic State, according to reporting from NBC News.

Two defense officials told NBC News that they are tracking specific threats from ISIS against the Kabul airport and those trying to get to the airport. With that, alternative ways are

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