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President Joe Biden’s nationwide safety advisor Jake Sullivan spoke on the US Today present on the continued scenario in Afghanistan. He insisted President Biden stood by his decision to pull out US troops by September 11. He defended the President and mentioned that he was left with a number of horrible choices and was compelled to make a selection.

Mr Sullivan mentioned: “As soon as this started happening last week Biden started moving people in.

“Actually, I feel the worst-case state of affairs for the United States could be circumstances could be if we had been including again in 1000’s and 1000’s of troops to combat and die in a civil warfare in Afghanistan.

“A civil war that the Afghanistan army was not prepared to fight.

“That was the choice that Joe Biden confronted.”

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Mr Sullivan reiterated why it was now the US should pull out of Afghanistan.

He said: “What we realized prior to now two weeks is that if we had stayed yet another year, or two extra years, or 5 extra years, or 10 extra years, no quantity of coaching, equipping or money or lives lost by the United States was going to put the Afghan military in a position to maintain that nation by itself.

“The President had bad choices and the choice he made, to bring US forces home, to get us out of that civil war, to get our diplomats out of that embassy, and to ultimately ask the Afghans to step up and fight for themselves.

“It is heartbreaking to see what is occurring in Kabul.

In a fundraising electronic mail to supporters, Mr Trump expressed his frustration on the unfolding scenario.

He mentioned: “It is time for Joe Biden to resign in disgrace for what he has allowed to happen in Afghanistan, along with the tremendous surge in COVID, the Border catastrophe, the destruction of energy independence, and our crippled economy.

“It shouldn’t be a big deal, because he wasn’t elected legitimately in the first place!”

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