Outmoded Pentagon Chief of Group Kash Patel said Thursday on “Outnumbered” that the Taliban is “dictating the phrases” of the U.S. exit from Afghanistan and leveraged the declare to its strategic advantage.
KASH PATEL: I prefer we were talking about something else rather then the implosion of Afghanistan. You guys had some degree that no longer many others are talking about. Isis-good ample … which is a foreign terrorist group designated by the U.S. authorities that operates out of northern Afghanistan and regularly is waging battles with Al Qaeda. Nevertheless those two enemies of the United States are dapper ample to employ income of a crisis in Afghanistan on American pursuits, and what they’ve done they usually’ve the map in which, it would no longer employ loads to place a VBIED, a car-born improvised explosive instrument … or a suicide vest and inflict mass casualty…
So the Taliban is sadly dictating the phrases of Afghanistan to the American commander in chief. And what they’ve done strategically from a location of battle is they’ve taken the withdrawal date that President Biden has announced and old it to their advantage, old it to leverage their location of strength and inflict hurt on Americans and American allies in Afghanistan, at the side of harmless Afghan civilians. And from a strategic warfighting posture, if your enemy can employ your maintain timeline of withdrawal and inflict trouble by outstaging you in Afghanistan, then sadly that is what’s took position and it is correct a grisly outcome.
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