The U.S. military used a drone strike to reportedly stop a vehicle traveling toward the Kabul airport in a suicide bombing attempt on Sunday, eliminating the threat to American soldiers and civilians.
“We are confident we successfully hit the target. Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material,” U.S. Central Command spokesman Capt. Bill Urban said in a statement, according to the Daily Wire.
“We are assessing the possibilities of civilian casualties, though we have no indications at this time. We remain vigilant for potential future threats,” it added.
The amazing technology of our nation’s military could pick out a single vehicle and destroy the threat without harm to those at the nearby airport. Many wonder how the world’s most advanced military can target a car from the sky but give up an entire nation to the Taliban while leaving thousands of Americans hostage within the nation.
The contrast reveals the nation’s problem is not technology or military power; it’s an issue of policy. The U.S. military could easily take over every major road and airport out of Afghanistan if it needed to do so to help Americans evacuate. Instead, they simply left, leaving thousands of Americans stranded to the Taliban.
And speaking of the Taliban, why is Biden refusing to call them an enemy? Why won’t our military call them out as terrorists? Again, it’s not power; it’s policy.
America’s military could drone strike the top 100 Taliban leaders in a single day if it wanted and still have very limited casualties. Instead, Biden asked for permission for Americans to leave by the end of August.
Instead of eliminating terrorists, we now cower to them. The attitude is a shame on our military and our nation.
As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, we think back to America saying, “Never forget.” Sadly, it seems our leaders already have. At least Biden has. Maybe we should all go back and watch the videos of Afghan terrorists flying to the World Trade Center towers again, the towers collapsing and the reports of nearly 3,000 Americans dying in a single day at the hands of monsters believing they were martyrs.
When we do that, we might remember to become a bit more concerned about ending future terror threats to Americans, including the Taliban. Yes, it was well-known that America leaving Afghanistan would lead to the nation descending back to the old power struggle of radicals. But leaving Americans behind to be part of it was and is not acceptable.
Neither was leaving a full arsenal of weapons for the Taliban army’s startup. The Biden administration basically played Santa Claus by leaving everything from military rifles to Black hawk helicopters behind. The Taliban now has more Blackhawk helicopters than Australia does. The sad reality is we now need to drone strike our own weapon supplies left behind to limit future damage, too.
That would sound about right for the Biden administration’s policies. Not only set yourself up for failure, but self-destruct by blowing up your own resources. Biden can’t leave office soon enough, but even if he did, we would still be led by the left’s disastrous military policies in the White House.