Former navy officers agreed on Saturday that President Biden‘s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan couldn’t have gone a lot worse and doubtlessly left the U.S. “susceptible” to a different large-scale terror assault.
Former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik, Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, and retired military ranger Rep. Brian Mast, who served in Afghanistan, blasted the commander in chief on “Watters World” Saturday, which marked 20 years for the reason that 9/11 terror attacks.
“We principally surrendered Afghanistan and gave it again to the Taliban,” Kerik stated.
He referred to as the footage of the Taliban holding hostages “fairly upsetting” and “disgusting.” The extremist group regained management of the nation within the wake of the flight of U.S. troops.
“I agree with Bernie,” Boykin stated. “I believe the truth that we pulled out of Afghanistan after 20 years in a dishonorable means – that was not an honorable departure, a dishonorable means – that we now have now misplaced a number of allies. However extra importantly, we now have inspired the phobia community around the globe as a result of the message that they’re getting is that’s Islam wins, the good Devil has been introduced down after 20 years of persistence, and that I believe makes us extra susceptible.”
Watching the chaotic last evacuations overseas, Rep. Mast noticed that the U.S. now not had the identical “willpower” and targets as when the mission in Afghanistan started.
“The sloppy and dumb departure actually value us a enormous propaganda victory to the jihadists,” host Jesse Watters stated.
Former President Trump additionally sounded off on the withdrawal, calling Biden “incompetent” for the “rushed” mission. However Biden defended the troop exodus on Saturday throughout 9/11 remembrances, citing polling that 70% of Individuals thought it was time to go away.
“However the flip of it’s they did not like the way in which we bought out, nevertheless it’s exhausting to elucidate to anyone, how else may you get out?” he asked reporters in Shanksville, Pa.