...from Defense One..... The Army’s chief of staff wants a review of the decisions that led to the fall of Kabul and the U.S. military’s withdrawal. The last few weeks have been “heartbreaking” for soldiers who fought there, including members of his own family, Army Chief of … [Read more...] about Army Chief Calls for Afghanistan Review: ‘Let the Cards Fall Where They Fall’
As President Biden exits the country and things go sideways as expected.... But MUCH faster? We begin to get looks under the cover's back in the day.... (Remember....Joe Biden was the Vice President during the Obama admin....) From a book, The Afghanistan Papers: U.S. … [Read more...] about President Obama and Afghanistan….
This is turning more into a 'drop and run'..... Leaving is always harder than starting anything... There are “a lot of problems” in the Afghan Air Force and it needs “American support,” one pilot said bluntly shortly before he flew to retrieve Afghan troops in a besieged … [Read more...] about More on Biden’s rush to leave Afghanistan….
And? Providing good air cover could mean some American military assets, like forward combat air controllers or other Spec Ops people on the ground......Or just drone oversight... The American military has NOT wanted to leave the Afghan military even if their boss … [Read more...] about The Pentagon wants to provide air support to the Afghan military if they need it….
The Washington Post does a piece on something not reported about that country.... Afghan military efforts against the Taliban that have some success.... The fight between Afghan government troops and the Taliban is entering a more brutal phase as a reduction in … [Read more...] about The Afghan Military stands and fights in some places…
No surprise in this..... America is NOT gonna walk away from that country anytime soon, or ever .... The report was there was 2,500 troops in-country..... Turns out there are more than 1,000 mainly Spec Ops forces there also...(There are almost always … [Read more...] about There ARE More American troops in Afghanistan then people knew…
There IS something VERY WRONG that that people have had to go to Washington Post to get America to 'do the ring thing' for someone who put himself and his family in harms way for America.... America should be ashamed of a President that would allow THIS to be … [Read more...] about America needs to do the right thing for this Afghan Pilot….
It has been almost two decades since the United States helped kick the Russians out of Afghanistan.... With them gone? American and it's Allies has spend Billions in money and thousands in lives to try and democratize the country and keep the Taliban with its strict Muslin … [Read more...] about Trump admin signs deal with Afghan Taliban…Will it work?