US doesn’t know how many Americans were abandoned in Afghanistan

The top brass ordered by President Joe Biden to abruptly evacuate Afghanistan had no clue how many Americans were still hiding in or near Kabul as the Taliban took back control, and do now know how many were left behind.

In remarkable testimony on Tuesday, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also told Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) that the administration did know how many Afghan staff were abandoned but was clear that many were subsequently killed “in pretty brutal ways.”

Retired Gen. Mark Milley revealed to Smith, who has been pushing for answers ever since Biden’s chaotic and deadly August 2021 withdrawal, that troops were never given accurate numbers of Americans in Afghanistan at the time of the pullout.

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