Humbled Pentagon Faces Questions on True Loss of U.S. Arms in Afghanistan Milley Sees 'Lessons to be Learned' as Taliban Hold Parade of American Gear


September 8, 2021

The nation’s top general said Wednesday that there are “lessons to be learned” from a chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, all while he and other top Pentagon leaders face growing questions over whether the Biden administration has tried to hide the extent of the weapons haul lost to the Taliban.

In his first remarks since the last U.S. troops exited Afghanistan on Monday, Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters at the Pentagon that America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan and its rushed exit, which left more than 100 U.S. citizens stranded in the...

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