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Tue Aug 31, 2021, 06:15 PM

They don't have a problem with Biden getting out of Afghanistan so much....

...as the way that he did it. That seems to be their criticism?

A few argue that we should have stayed longer. Some argue that it was going great just the way it was, with just 2500 troops. But, was it?

Not really. The Taliban was in the process of capturing every province in the country at almost lightning speed. And America was stuck with only 2500 troops.

The Afghan Army up and quit and their President fled the country. The Taliban stormed Kabul. Our country was presented with a dilemma. What could we do? Our 2500 troops were surrounded by the enemy. They needed support quickly. Biden sent in additional troops. It was a tense situation.

The problem was not just how to get out the Afghans who helped us, but how to withdraw the American troops? It was not a question of just flying out.

But my question is, how could anyone have done it better under the circumstances? Biden could be criticized for not withdrawing the troops sooner, I suppose? But not for the job that he did, in my opinion.

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kentuck Aug 2021 OP
TheProle Aug 2021 #1
ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2021 #2

Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Aug 31, 2021, 06:21 PM

1. No one could have done it better

It was doomed to be messy regardless. Trump definitely made it moreso, but President Biden did what had to be done and got us out.

These types of operations will always be analyzed after the fact, both immediately and in the annals of history.





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Tue Aug 31, 2021, 06:50 PM

2. Let us be reminded.....Trump had NO PLAN on how to withdraw

Joe did what he thought was the right way to do it.

Let the critics choke on their vitriolic bile.

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