US Helping From Afar as Americans Flee Fighting in Sudan

WASHINGTON—The White House said Monday the United States is helping from afar as thousands of Americans left behind in Sudan seek to escape fighting in the east African nation, after the U.S. Embassy evacuated all of its diplomatic personnel over the weekend and shut down.
President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, defended the decision not to keep U.S. forces or diplomats in Sudan to help its citizens evacuate as several U.S. allies did and as the United States has often done in conflict zones in the past.
Instead, Sullivan told reporters, the United States was now remotely assisting Americans trying to flee the country by road….

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