What a clusterfuck... ... US SUSPENDS rescue flights out of Kabul after Doha airbase that was receiving refugees reached capacity and only 3,000 people were flown out overnight - including just 350 Americans US evacuation flights out of Kabul were suspended for eight hours on Friday while troops scrambled to find somewhere new to send them after the air base in Doha that was accepting everyone reached capacity overnight in yet another stumbling point in the catastrophic rescue effort in Afghanistan. The US flights have so far all been going to the Al Udeid Air Force Base in Doha, Qatar, which has the capacity to accommodate 10,000 people. On Friday, the base reached capacity after receiving thousands of Afghans over the last five days and it has turned into a 'full-blown humanitarian disaster,' according to people there. Now, flights are expected to go to airbases in Bahrain and Germany but by 2pm EST on Friday, none had taken off. They were due to resume on Friday afternoon. Only 3,000 people were evacuated from Kabul on US planes on Thursday and of them, only 350 were American. (More on the link) .