Afghanistan Proves The US Military Needs Its Budget Slashed To Ribbons, by Caitlin Johnstone

The US military is the biggest welfare program in the federal budget. From Caitlin Johnstone at caitlinjohnstone.com:

US officials are telling the press that Kabul will fall to the Taliban within 90 days and perhaps within the month as US troops withdraw from the war-torn nation.

“One official, who like others spoke on the condition of anonymity due to the issue’s sensitivity, said Tuesday that the U.S. military now assesses a collapse could occur within 90 days. Others said it could happen within a month,” reports The Washington Post. “Some officials said that although they were not authorized to discuss the assessment, they see the situation in Afghanistan as more dire than it was in June, when intelligence officials assessed a fall could come as soon as six months after the withdrawal of the U.S. military.”

Meanwhile the US is still raining down explosives and murdering Afghan civilians to temporarily slow the inevitable Taliban takeover long enough for the Biden administration to have its ridiculous 9/11 “victory” party. Biden has said the US will continue providing “air support” (imperialist for bombing campaigns) to the Afghan government, for however long that government exists.

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One response to “Afghanistan Proves The US Military Needs Its Budget Slashed To Ribbons, by Caitlin Johnstone

  1. Pat Buchanan also has some incisive comments and questions about our involvement in Afghanistan.
    https://buchanan.org/blog/who-lost-americas-longest-war-149906

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