Joe Biden has kept his promise to the Taliban to withdraw all U.S. military forces from Afghanistan by August 31. Joe Biden has broken his oath of office and his promise, as expressed on August 19 in an interview on ABC News — with former Bill Clinton staffer George Stephanopoulos — to stay in Afghanistan to rescue American hostages stranded behind enemy lines.
Biden cares more about coddling the Taliban than saving our fellow citizens.
“We stand weaker than we have ever stood in this country, and we have the Biden Administration, the pentagon, and the state department to blame for that,” said General Don Bolduc on Tuesday on Steven K. Bannon’s War Room.
Bolduc is running for U.S. Senate here in New Hampshire, and he did 10 tours of duty in Afghanistan, beginning on horseback in 2001 and ending as commander of Joint Special Operations in 2013.
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Biden gave the Taliban an estimated $70 billion to $90 billion in military equipment. According to “The Times” (of England, not New York). This includes:
22,174 Humvees; 8,000 trucks; 634 M1117 armored security vehicles; 162,043 radios; 155 MxxPro mine-proof vehicles; 16,035 night-vision devices; 169 M113 armored personnel carriers; 358,530 rifles; 42,000 pick-up trucks and SUVs; 126,295 pistols; 64,363 machine guns; and 176 artillery pieces.
The Taliban now have one of the best-equipped air forces in the world, with 33 Mi-17 helicopters, 33 UH-60 Blackhawks, 43 MD530 helicopters, 4 C-130 transports, 23 Embraer EMB 314/A29 attack aircraft, and 28 Cessna 208 utility aircraft.
This is what Biden gave to the Taliban, the group we have been at war with for 20 years because it harbored al-Qaeda and gave Osama bin Laden a place to launch the 9/11 terrorist attacks that murdered almost 3,000 Americans.
As a rough comparison, according to the Congressional Research Service, the United States has provided $236 Billion in military aid to Israel since 1946 (adjusted for inflation). On the one hand, you have our greatest ally in the Middle East, Israel, a functioning democracy with Western values. On the other hand, you have a terrorist group, the Taliban, that throws gay people off of roofs, beheads people in public, throws acid in little girls’ faces if they go to school, and treats women as property.
In a single month, Joe Biden gave the Taliban more than a third of what we have given Israel over a period of 75 years. And Joe Biden’s Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, says that we will continue sending “humanitarian aid” to the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban’s name for the country). Why is Joe Biden funding the Taliban? Does anyone have an answer?
Biden didn’t just leave American citizens in Afghanistan, he left service dogs in locked cages at the airport in Kabul. “The Taliban will execute those dogs,” Bolduc told me in a phone conversation. “They think dogs are dirty. Not only that, they think these dogs have committed crimes against the Taliban.” Bolduc says that this is a sign of cultural decay on our part, that we didn’t even rescue our dogs. Bolduc has an adopted service dog that did three tours in Afghanistan. “I love her,” he says.
Joe Biden doesn’t love America, doesn’t love Americans that he stranded in Afghanistan, and couldn’t even be bothered to rescue dogs that worked valiantly alongside our soldiers, in some cases saving their lives.
He does love ice cream, though.