Taliban now have access to $ 85 billion in US military equipment


“It will stop you dead,” he said.

“Unbelievable. We gave them the names of those we trained to fight them. And some that we will leave behind at the violence we see at the airport.

“A terrible day, from rage to tears.”

Already, the Taliban say they have deployed an elite unit with high-tech equipment to guard sites in the Afghan capital.

The militants’ propaganda channels broadcast a slick film of a unit called the “Badri 313 Brigade” claiming that they are on the streets of Kabul and guarding the presidential palace.

Slow-motion footage showed them wearing modern helmets, sunglasses, bulletproof vests and carrying rifles similar to Afghan forces.

On Thursday, it was claimed that US officials had handed the Taliban a list of names of US citizens, green card holders and Afghan allies in order to speed up their access to the airport perimeter and speed up the process. evacuation.

The move, reported by Politico, was castigated by Defense Ministry insiders, with one claiming that they had indeed handed over a “list of people to be killed”.

“It’s just appalling and shocking and makes you feel unclean,” they added.

A spokesperson for US Central Command declined to comment.

Mr Banks was also furious at the events outside Kabul airport, saying: “The responsibility for this tragedy rests entirely on the shoulders of Joe Biden.

“His incompetence means American blood has been shed. It was preventable and unforgivable.


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