Daily Archives: 1, August 29, 2021

The Art Of War: Always Abandon Your Most Strategic Airbase Right Before Evacuation Especially In Landlocked Countries

US slipped out of Bagram at night, didn’t tell new commander: Afghan military

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. left Afghanistan’s Bagram Airfield after nearly 20 years by shutting off the electricity and slipping away in the night without notifying the base’s new Afghan commander, who discovered the Americans’ departure more than two hours after they left, Afghan military officials said.

Bagram Airfield looted as US forces leave Afghan base

June 23rd, JC General Mark Milley “Bagram is not necessary, tactically or operationally for what we are going to try to do here with Afghanistan”

President Joe Biden’s administration didn’t see any indication that the Afghan military and government would fall to the Taliban in 11 days, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley claimed Wednesday.

“We trained and equipped an Afghan military force of some 300,000 strong, incredibly well-equipped, a force larger in size than the militaries of many of our NATO allies.” President Joe Biden

Biden Says Kabul’s Fall To Taliban ‘Not Inevitable’