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Many people have wondered how the Biden administration could get the collapse of Afghanistan so horribly wrong and botched completely the withdrawal of U.S. forces. To that point there is a little known Question and Answer session by Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO, CD05) that deserves some attention.

Approximately 7 weeks ago, June 23rd, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley testified in front of the House Armed Services Committee about their budget requests. Rep Doug Lamborn took this opportunity, he only had 4 minutes, to ask some very specific questions about Afghanistan and his concerns for early reports of the Taliban surging back into control.

Lamborn asked about the hazard of closing Bagrham AFB given the tenuous nature of reliance on one airport in Kabul. Lamborn also asked about the evacuation of U.S-Afghan allies and the risk to women and girls if the Taliban were successful. What Def Sec Austin and General Milley said in response totally explains why the White House was blind-sided by the Taliban in the past week. [WATCH Video at 01:06:56, Prompted]


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( August 22nd, 2021 @ 7:58 am )
 
These are the military replacement leaders that Obama put in place when he removed over 100 generals and other senior officers. They were not selected for their military expertise but for their allegiance to Obama's far left ideas.
( August 18th, 2021 @ 7:45 am )
 
Our political generals are busy tilting at windmills like "climate change" and wokeness, instead of fighting real threats like Muslim jihadism, invasion by illegal alien migrants, and the threat posed by an aggressive and expansionist Red China. We need to find some real generals, and quick, but that is going to be hard to do with Biden in charge.



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