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The General Who Recommended Abandoning
Bagram Air Base Has Already Left
Afghanistan. Hmm...

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 8/19/2021 12:26:03 AM

During Wednesday’s briefing by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, CBS national security reporter Jennifer Griffin asked the two about the decision to abandon Bagram Air Base in the weeks leading up to Afghanistan’s collapse. That decision has proven to be crucial, as it left Afghanistan with no U.S. military support and now leaves the civilians stranded there with one option: to try to get to the Kabul international airport through Taliban checkpoints. The U.S. government issued a statement saying that it cannot guarantee

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 8/19/2021 12:52:56 AM (No. 884547)
Jennifer is with Fox News.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: watashiyo 8/19/2021 1:39:54 AM (No. 884566)
Wow, just incredible. How will we defeat the enemies when our generals are only good at the game of checkers while the Chinese and the Russians are good at Chess?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: PCMM 8/19/2021 5:03:57 AM (No. 884603)
Nonsense. The commander on the ground doesn’t tie his boots without permission from Washington DC. Pathetic.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3 8/19/2021 6:01:23 AM (No. 884632)
What a bunch of gobbledygook. Milley would get an F at CAS3 as a Captain for this crap.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: 5 handicap 8/19/2021 6:37:04 AM (No. 884648)
General Miller is a COWARD and a TRAITOR, much like the Chair of the Joint Chiefs and the Secretary of Defense.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Otis Gill 8/19/2021 6:42:10 AM (No. 884652)
Milley could've been monitoring the Talban's movements with satellite technology, but he was too busy watching Dear White People on Netflix.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: FunOne 8/19/2021 6:44:57 AM (No. 884655)
Milley is a social justice warrior. But a military warrior and a strategic strategist--not so much. He is a certified DC Swamp Creature.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Rinktum 8/19/2021 7:06:51 AM (No. 884667)
Reading this article is disturbing because even a logistical novice can see there could potentially be a huge problem securing the safety of our citizens by losing Bagram AFB. All you have to ask yourself is who is benefitting from this withdrawal. Certainly, the Taliban, but China is going to be the one country that will reap the rewards of all of the mineral deposits In Afghanistan that are so coveted by our enemies. I cannot allow myself to believe that Biden is nothing more a pawn of the CCP, but he certainly does not have the best interests of this country in mind. Think about the stolen election and every Trump policy that Biden overturned. They all benefited our enemies, particularly China. My goodness, the ramifications of these actions made by a United States President in order to weaken this country and strengthen our enemy is unthinkable. Yet, everything regarding this administration points to a concerted effort on the part of Biden and his cabal to do anything that would possibly bring harm to this country. The thought of such a betrayal cuts to the core. However, the only explanation left is abject incompetence which I find questionable considering the wealth of advisors around Biden. If we know Joe is mentally unfit for the job especially regarding decisions like these, it is only reasonable to believe that those around him know even more about his mental capabilities or lack thereof. Therefore, either they are just as incompetent or they are there specifically to destroy the country. Isn’t that the purpose of those who have invested in a coup d’etat? Have our enemies in the guise of fellow Americans infiltrated the government to that extent? Something is seriously wrong at the highest levels in our country. This situation cannot be explained by simple ignorance. No one is that short sighted. This is strategic and comes from the top and that is the most disturbing conclusion we can reasonably make.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Strike3 8/19/2021 7:31:06 AM (No. 884686)
Biden or somebody at Joint Chiefs level ordered this. Boots on the ground only take orders.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99 8/19/2021 7:48:11 AM (No. 884702)
Gee. And I thought that the captain was supposed to be the last one to leave a sinking ship. (Wrong branch of service but you get the analogy) This guy must have learned the art of leading from behind from 0bama and cutting and running from Illary.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Right Time 8/19/2021 8:03:21 AM (No. 884713)
I am confident that the decision to bug out at Bagram on July 5th was made by President Xiden, in accordance with his instructions from the CCP. Xiden is OWNED by Red China. And Milley and Austin just obediently follow their C in C's orders
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Reply 12 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 8/19/2021 8:06:38 AM (No. 884717)
No going down with the ship for today's lacy-pantied leadership.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Clinger 8/19/2021 8:10:24 AM (No. 884722)
China is getting the rare minerals and China will get the opium windfall as well. That is inevitable regardless of the manner of withdrawal. So the pertinent question seems to be what other purpose is achieved by sabotaging the withdrawal process? When you pull troops out prior to evacuating civilians in the presence of a known threat that's more than a blunder. When you schedule your withdrawal as Biden initially did for the 20th anniversary of 911, knowing how the 10th was celebrated, that's more than a coincidence. I believe there is more than the Chinese takeover of the US in play here. I believe it is the radical Muslim influence in our government. After 911 instead of sending people home who came from the country and ideology that attacked us we let even more in at an accelerated rate and placed representatives in our government. The China threat is very real but it's not the only threat in play. And our government is legislating dependence on those minerals in the name of a known fraud, climate change in it's current popular context as man made (not the real cycles of ice to warm back to ice ect..) We have been betrayed to the Caliphate and we have been betrayed to China. Is there any wonder why "America First" caused such a ruckus? We need to figure out how to get China and radical Islam to go at each other, why are we not leveraging the plight of the uyghurs in China? Because that would be an America First move.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: fysammy 8/19/2021 8:23:11 AM (No. 884735)
From Don Suber: "Yonder are the Hessians. They were bought for seven pounds and tenpence a man. Are you worth more? Prove it. Tonight the American flag floats from yonder hill or Molly Stark sleeps a widow!" John Stark at the Battle of Bennington, 1777. 31 years later, the general was too frail to attend a reunion of his troops. He wrote them a letter instead, and advised them to ""Live Free or Die." It became his state's motto. We were founded by brave men who risked their lives for freedom. We are governed by cowards who risk the lives of other for power.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Are You Serious 8/19/2021 8:53:19 AM (No. 884759)
Well, we now know who General Halftrack is.....I wonder which one is Beetle Bailey.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/19/2021 9:12:44 AM (No. 884784)
You can just smell the perfume coming from these two princes. We don't have a military we have a group of play house butlers who only know how to lose and retreat since Vietnam. Blow up aspirin factories, declare victory then play golf they learned it from the Kenyan Obama.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: red1066 8/19/2021 9:17:14 AM (No. 884788)
In the past, this type of screw up would either be met with at least a loss of rank, or a firing squad.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 8/19/2021 9:19:22 AM (No. 884791)
Another well thought out plan by General Milley. How on earth did this guy get promoted through the ranks of General? Did he pass war college? Can't see how. The passing requirements must be very loose.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 8/19/2021 9:30:00 AM (No. 884811)
The military leadership wasn't derelict in their duties. Before abandoning Bagram - - Milley and Miller made absolutely certain that anyone who wanted a sex-change operation got it. They also made certain that everyone at Bagram had completed their White Rage therapy sessions. So - - we can be absolutely certain - - that in any future military conflict - - all of our personnel will be comfortable with their sexuality - - and their racial identity.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: smokincol 8/19/2021 9:36:49 AM (No. 884823)
he had to get to D.C. to start his new job as Pentagon spokesperson(using the gender neutral designation, of course)
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Robert Jones 8/19/2021 9:54:32 AM (No. 884856)
If I didn’t know better, I would conclude this happened as planned. Biden, Gen Milley, Sec Austin, and all the Obama holdovers support Iran and all the Muslims. This is all according to plan and the USA be damned!
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Zigrid 8/19/2021 10:09:04 AM (No. 884874)
Fox News is no longer reliable....I never watch them anymore...
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bighambone 8/19/2021 10:17:14 AM (No. 884888)
Probably another General with ten rows of ribbons and all sorts of badges on his uniform who never won a war. Clearly when you look at today’s “woke” generals in their fancy uniforms, they are certainly reminiscent of the old Soviet Generals and Marshals after the Second World War who won their war. The only difference is that the American Generals of today did not win their wars. The war in Afghanistan was lost right after the USA invaded Afghanistan when it was decided to use limited war strategies and tactics that were not designed to win the war there, but to transform Afghanistan into another liberal and peaceful Vermont type place. But as history is now showing when its decided to fight a war against a brutal, dedicated, primitive, and vicious, religiously based Islamic enemy who has been constantly fighting for a thousand years and only understands force, to win such a war you must be tougher on the battlefield than the enemy, using total war strategies and tactics that are designed to annihilate the enemy for as long as they resist. If both the conservative and liberal politicians now running the USA are not ready to do that, they should never again send the US Armed Forces on such a fool’s errand as history is now showing that they did in Afghanistan.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 8/19/2021 10:48:45 AM (No. 884932)
The only conclusion that we can come to is that those in charge want all of this to happen. Shocking? Yes, but remember who we are dealing with...evil.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: weejun 8/19/2021 11:05:14 AM (No. 884957)
I saw the snot-nose, Ivy-league educated “we are smarter than all you rubes in flyover country” pantywaists who seem to hold every important position in our government coming with this admin, but as a vet it is devastating to see they are now joined by the US military leadership. This is what happens when defending the greatest nation on earth becomes a “go along to get along” profession. Disgusting is the one word that comes to mind. The Chinese generals must be delighted to know they will fight against a military led by woke, social justice warriors who spend more time studying Ibram X. Kendi than they do Clausewitz.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Zumkopf 8/19/2021 11:21:53 AM (No. 884973)
Didn’t Adam Schiff call Joe Biden “a Chinese Communist Party asset”? Coulda sworn he did…
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 8/19/2021 12:00:23 PM (No. 885018)
As always, follow the money. Someone benefitted from this lame brain bug out that biden the cheater planned and authorized. The manner in which this bug out was carried out was quite intentional. We see that the tollybon is now moving all of the US military hardware, trucks, tanks, artillery, guns, and munitions into Pakistan and Iran. To be sold on the black market or put into the hands of terror organizations like Hamas , Hezbollah, isis, and the mullahs. Someone wanted to strengthen Iran. Who might that be, Obie?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace 8/19/2021 1:11:17 PM (No. 885106)
"How on earth did this guy get promoted through the ranks of General?..." OMG you didn't see all the trash on his chest? All the ribbons? (I'm sure you did). Where did all of that come from? Transgender, CRT to name a few? The weight of his prizes must be very hard to his chest? When you see a General loaded up or down to his behind with ribbons, to me, it is a show of incompetence. No one has that many medals. All of this, in my opinion is garbage. He's so stuck on himself. Glad I never had to serve under a general such as he. Just wacko Admirals. But that was a long time ago. I have to quit reading this feces.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/19/2021 1:29:14 PM (No. 885132)
Of course, his Arse is out of there, what does he care...
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Reply 30 - Posted by: bighambone 8/19/2021 2:20:25 PM (No. 885201)
#27 has it right with the mention of “following the money”. The money really has not started rolling yet, in the last couple of days the Biden crew announced that Biden had authorized the reallocation of $500 million in US Government money to bring Afghans to the USA. The question is who is going to get that money? No doubt a percentage will be skimmed off through absolute corruption. The rest will probably end up in the Taliban leaders pockets, as bribe proceeds will probably be the basis of coming “undercover” deals between Biden and the Taliban to get as many Afghans as possible out of Afghans out of Afghanistan and into the USA. You just have to hope that Biden through incompetent vetting or no vetting does not allow a lot of intending Islamist Terrorists into the USA. Remember it has also been liberal Democrat mantra that the way to solve all problems is to throw as much taxpayer’s money as possible at the problem, acquiescing to the fact that a percentage of the money will be corruptly skimmed off, sometimes to their family members who are given no work positions within the money stream, their friends, and to their political supporters. While the Taliban will probably let Americans and other foreign nationals out of Afghanistan, that will not be so with Afghans without huge bribes being paid, some say up to $100,000 a head. That’s the way it works in much of the Islamic world.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Rama41 8/19/2021 2:26:15 PM (No. 885210)
Austin and Milley appeared clueless yesterday. They take their marching orders from the diverse clowns at State. Remember Norman Schwarzkopf, Donald Rumsfeld, and even Colin Powell. Whether you liked them or not, they inspired confidence when they spoke. These two could use more Contingency Planning Theory, and less of the other kind.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Omen55 8/19/2021 2:39:28 PM (No. 885225)
The architect of that plan, Gen. Scott Miller, already had his ramp out of the military paved as it was being executed. The timing is interesting. In proper justice Miller should be flown over Afghanistan & shown the door😒
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Reply 33 - Posted by: earlybird 8/19/2021 3:23:51 PM (No. 885304)
You have to read far too far into article to read this general’s name. Stop teasing for clicks, PJ… Jennifer Griffin, amazingly, asked this question. It should have been asked long ago. I am amazed because Jennifer had gone over to the Other Side, supporting Biden & Co to a painful degree. If you want to see the change at Fox News, look at The Faulkner Focus. Harris Faulkner is openly, flagrantly anti Biden and has not been fired yet. She runs a great program.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: earlybird 8/19/2021 3:31:11 PM (No. 885314)
Thoroughly Modern Milley monitors only one thing: That disgusting array of ribbons he flashes on his chubby chest. He is such a fraud. John Kirby, that wet who is now spokesman for the Dept. of Defense, is a retired rear admiral who was years ago moved off the line of command with a lateral transfer to public communications or some such. Read his pathetic bio. It is no surprise after you see his always-fearful face and hear his canned bureaucratise…. Another recycled Obot.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Deborah Grannet 8/19/2021 4:41:12 PM (No. 885376)
#33, I always thought Harris F. was fair and credible, but she has not been rehabilitated in my mind since she cut Newt off when he mentioned George Soros.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: danu 8/19/2021 4:59:44 PM (No. 885394)
I always agree with #33, excepting today. Sorry, I'm with #35 on this.
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Posted by terrywhite 8/20/2021 3:39:02 PM Post Reply
As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks it is interesting to look back and see how American culture has changed in that two-decade time span. Back then mainstream culture (sorta) rallied around God and country against our enemy, the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Today the culture sees those same people that believe in God and country as bad or worse than the Taliban.
Supreme Court refuses to block construction
of the Obama Presidential Center
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Posted by Ribicon 8/20/2021 1:51:42 PM Post Reply
Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett refused Friday to block the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago as demanded by an environmental group. The groundbreaking for former President Barack Obama‘s namesake library and presidential archives center began earlier this week, but Protect Our Parks, an environmental advocacy group, asked the high court to stop the construction. The group lost multiple requests in lower courts to halt the construction of the Obama center because it is located in a public park, Jackson Park on Chicago‘s South Side.(Snip)The activists argued that 800 trees would be destroyed around the park and affect birds.
Why Joe Biden can't resign, or be removed
-- or die
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Posted by Magnante 8/20/2021 8:30:57 AM Post Reply
In the wake of the Afghanistan debacle, demands have arisen in Congress for President Biden to resign or to be removed via the 25th Amendment. Elements of the formerly pro-Biden media have joined in the condemnation. Many silent Democrat office holders likely want Biden out, as they fear the systemic incompetence of his administration will bring them down come 2022. But Joe can not resign or be fired. The Democrat high command will not let either happen (snip) As soon as Kamala Harris takes the presidential oath, the vice-presidency is left vacant. In that case a tie vote means the legislation, resolution, or confirmation under consideration fails.
Joe Biden Plans Exit for Vacation in Delaware
After Speech on Afghanistan Disaster
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Posted by Dreadnought 8/20/2021 12:49:55 AM Post Reply
President Joe Biden will return to Delaware on Friday to resume his vacation, but first, he will deliver a speech about the disaster unfolding in Afghanistan. The president is scheduled to deliver remarks at 1:00 p.m., specifically about the process of evacuating American citizens, SIV applicants, and “vulnerable Afghans,” the White House announced. It is unclear whether the president will take questions after his speech, as he has quickly exited the room after delivering speeches this week. The president struggled to answer basic questions about his failure in Afghanistan in an interview with ABC News, appearing stubborn
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