Officially, The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has authorized an allotment of 1,000 troops to be sent into Afghanistan to assist in helping with the rushed evacuations that are currently taking place due to the chaotic storm that has been caused by Old Uncle Joe’s administration.
This decision sets “the total number of troops expected in Afghanistan temporarily to 6,000,” reported Reuters. “The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the additional 1,000 troops would come from the 82nd Airborne Division, which had already been on standby.”
This deployment means that, as of the decision, there are now more than DOUBLE the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan that were stationed in the area to start with when Uncle Joe started trying to pull out of the area in a way that has caught an extreme amount of flak across both sides of the political spectrum.
Mark Milley, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who has been harshly criticized for being woke, told U.S. senators this past Sunday that the timeline of how fast the Islamic terrorists were likely to regroup has rapidly accelerated due to everything that has been happening in Afghanistan over the past few days.
As stated by The Wall Street Journal, the Afghan military had collapsed due to the fact that they had been heavily reliant on U.S. air support, and that it could not function effectively in the wake of Uncle Joe’s pulled U.S. support:
The Afghan army fighting alongside American troops was molded to match the way the Americans operate. The U.S. military, the world’s most advanced, relies heavily on combining ground operations with air power, using aircraft to resupply outposts, strike targets, ferry the wounded, and collect reconnaissance and intelligence.
In the wake of President Biden’s withdrawal decision, the U.S. pulled its air support, intelligence and contractors servicing Afghanistan’s planes and helicopters. That meant the Afghan military simply couldn’t operate anymore. The same happened with another failed American effort, the South Vietnamese army in the 1970s, said retired Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger, who commanded the U.S.-led coalition’s mission to train Afghan forces in 2011-2013.
“There is always a tendency to use the model you know, which is your own model,” stated Daniel Bolger, a retired Lt. Gen. “When you build an army like that, and it’s meant to be a partner with a sophisticated force like the Americans, you can’t pull the Americans out all of a sudden, because then they lose the day-to-day assistance that they need.”