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The United States doesn’t leave people behind. We don’t vacate an area until the job is done. We don’t do anything half-assed, pardon my French. This just isn’t in the DNA of the greatest nation on the planet, and someone should probably explain this to President Joe Biden.
The Commander in Chief on Tuesday announced that he would be sticking to the ill-advised August 31st deadline to remove all US troops from Afghanistan, despite the fact that experts seem to agree that there’s no way that all of our people, assets, and allies will be evacuated by then, essentially handing them over to the Taliban to do god knows what with.
Even Democratic leader Adam Schiff had a hard time spinning the timeline in a positive light.
On Monday, House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) relayed some sobering news about the situation in Afghanistan when he told reporters that evacuations will likely extend past the August 31 deadline, during which time airport security will remain hostile.
Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill following a classified intel briefing, Schiff said that it’s “very unlikely” evacuations in Afghanistan will be over by August 31 due to the overwhelming number of Americans, Afghan allies, and potential refugees currently stranded in the region amid an increasingly hostile security threat.
I think it’s possible, but I think it’s very unlikely. Given the number of Americans who still need to be evacuated, the number of SIVs, the number of others who are members of the Afghan press, civil society leaders, women leaders. It’s hard for me to imagine all of that can be accomplished between now and the end of the month.
As for the fate that awaits those that Biden is set to abandon in the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, there have already been reports of translators who working with the Americans being beheaded by Taliban forces, and instances of women and girls being snatched from their homes by the terror organization.
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