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The general, who announced the end of the U.S.’s twenty-year war in Afghanistan on Monday, explained that military forces destroyed dozens of MRAPs, Humvees, and aircraft before they left shortly after midnight Tuesday morning local time, which was President Joe Biden’s self-imposed withdrawal deadline.
‘HUNDREDS’ OF US CITIZENS LEFT BEHIND AS TROOPS LEAVE AFGHANISTAN
With the United States’s now-completed withdrawal approaching in early August, many Biden administration officials expected the Afghan forces, which they trained for years, to be able to hold off the Taliban at least until after the troops had left. Instead, much of the equipment the U.S. had provided to the Afghan forces fell into the Taliban’s hands but not the 70 MRAPs and 27 Humvees, both of which are military vehicles, and 73 aircraft they left inoperable.
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