There’s no way around it, Joe Biden will forever be remembered for what happened in Afghanistan. His failure has led to terrorists seizing control over an entire country.

He can’t blame President Trump for this like White House Jen Psaki has been trying to do. He said that “the buck stops with him”. He’s the one responsible.

20 years of war have just gone down the drain. We have nothing to show for it except for thousands of dead soldiers, nearly $1 trillion tax dollars wasted – not to mention $85 billion of that being seized by the Taliban so that they can fund absolutely anything that they want.

The Taliban now controls more area than what they did when we first sent our troops to Afghanistan to fight against terrorism.

Now Biden is having trouble getting Americans out of Afghanistan. So much so that the French and British militaries are rescuing our own people instead of American forces rescuing them. They are having to put their lives on the line because Biden messed this up so badly that he can’t even get our people out of there.

According to the Washington Examiner,

I understand that the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division has told the commander of the British special forces at the Kabul airport to cease operations beyond the airport perimeter.

Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue has told his British Army counterpart, a high-ranking field-grade officer of the British army’s 22nd Special Air Service Regiment, that British operations were embarrassing the United States military in the absence of similar U.S. military operations. I understand that the British officer firmly rejected the request.

This show of rare tension between the U.S. and British command groups in Kabul reflects three factors.

First, it shows the obvious stress of attempting to extricate thousands of personnel under a situation of increasing terrorist threat. Elements of the Haqqani network, the Islamic State in Afghanistan, and possibly al Qaeda are now operating in proximity to Kabul airport with some degree of command separation from the Taliban.

In addition, the British military has more operational latitude in Kabul than the U.S. military, including the Navy SEAL elements present at the airport. I understand that the SAS has conducted operations to bring American citizens, as well as British citizens and at-risk personnel, through checkpoints and to the airport.

America needs to stop being the police of the entire world. We don’t have the right to control other countries any more than other countries have the right to control us. Imagine if China sent troops here for 20 years to try and straighten us out.

Daniel

Daniel is a conservative syndicated opinion writer and amateur theologian. He writes about topics of politics, culture, freedom, and faith.

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