The world has already witnessed and decried the chaos President Joe Biden’s administration created in Afghanistan with its botched pullout of the U. S. presence in the South Asian nation where American and international forces kept the Taliban and other terrorists at bay for two decades following the attacks of 9/11.
Tens of thousands of people scrambled to escape the disaster.
Private groups that chartered flights to help rescue people abandoned by the U. S. were hampered by the State Department.
Now, as many analysts on both the right and the left had warned, bad actors are poised to take advantage of the Afghan government that is now controlled by the Taliban, which is installing its own terrorists in positions of power.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was forced to admit Thursday that al Qaeda might just make a comeback in the vacuum the Biden administration created, the Associated Press reported.
That’s right, the same terror group that used Afghanistan as a staging area to attack the U. S. on Sept. 11, 2001, while under the protection of the Taliban, the organization America just left in charge in Afghanistan, may well make a return to power in the same place under the same ruling group.
Austin made the admission during a small press gaggle in Kuwait City, ABC News said, while also claiming the government is prepared to prevent any return to power by al Qaeda that could threaten the U. S.
“I think the whole community is kind of watching to see what happens and whether or not al Qaeda has the ability to regenerate… (Read more)