During a Senate hearing over the frenzied US withdrawal from Afghanistan, top generals seemingly contradicted earlier claims from President Biden on the administration’s plan to remove troops.
“I know, I am certain, that President Trump did not intend to attack the Chinese and it is my directed responsibility…to convey that intent to the Chinese,” Gen. Mark Milley testifies that the calls to his Chinese counterpart were routine.
Top U.S. military officers on Tuesday acknowledged publicly for the first time that they had advised President Biden not to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan ahead of the evacuation.
What people are saying?
Cindy Misleading. After the quick collapse of the Afghan govt, they acknowledged that 2500 troops would not have been enough to hold off the Taliban indefinitely, and we would have had to send more, eventually, to fight them.
Evelyn Dav NO PRESIDENT is obligated to accept any generals opinion but he can consider them along with other information he has. The American people wanted all of our troops out of Afghanistan by a certain date period. No remaining troops was written in Trumps Agreement so he did his best.