If one were in Kabul there as a chance the Taliban would allow access to the airport. Many tried and could not get passed Taliban check points. For those who were further from Kabul they had no chance.
The Biden Administration did not even start making a plan to get our civilian workers out until they had already abandoned Bagram Base, our most secure location in the country, in the middle of the night without telling the Afghans or any of our allies.
The Biden Administration plan today – lie lie lie.
UPDATE – Lara Logan: