Captain Whiteman and his platoon were ordered to support Afghan soldiers and protect a friendly Afghan village with its 12 American aid workers. Without orders, Captain Whiteman withdrew his platoon during the night without telling his Afghan allies and leaving their position indefensible.
President Biden‘s incompetent withdrawal from Afghanistan demonstrates a shocking disregard for the lives of others. Withdrawing troops without first withdrawing the 5,000 to 40,000 American civilians and our allies’ civilians working on behalf of our government’s goals is shameful, unpardonable, and displays Biden’s moral bankruptcy.
Everyone realizes that the China virus can make people very sick or die, but some people fail to consider its financial harm to tens of millions of Americans from lost jobs, greatly reduced incomes, and/or the failures of their businesses. Some workers and business owners in Belknap County have also suffered severe financial harm.