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Mon May 17, 2021, 06:40 AM

MF45 ordered troop withdrawals,

The article was at Raw Story and I don't post stuff from there, but I do go there to get headlines. Raw Story is reporting that shortly after MF45 lost the election he wrote a letter to Secretary of Defense Christopher Esper which was on Esper's desk on Nov. 11th, to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Africa, Iraq, and Syria. Esper ignored the letter and MF45 was talked out of following through on the request because he was told the Taliban would take over Kabul before he left office.

Just another astounding revelation, at least to me, that MF45 is Putin's puppet.

I find this story amazing and of course it gets little MSM coverage.

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gab13by13 May 2021 OP
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brooklynite May 2021 #2
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Response to gab13by13 (Original post)

Mon May 17, 2021, 06:43 AM

1. Oh I left out troop withdrawals from Germany too.

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Mon May 17, 2021, 06:46 AM

2. So, you'll read Raw Story and you cite Raw Story but you won't post the relevant content?

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Response to brooklynite (Reply #2)

Mon May 17, 2021, 06:58 AM

5. The site does funny things to my computer,

with all of its pop ups and ads. I have no reason to doubt what they post. I would rather see articles here from Raw Story than the hundreds of posts here from The Hill.

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Mon May 17, 2021, 06:52 AM

3. Marine General/For. Afghanistan Commander Allen said it was to undermine Biden

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2020-11-18/former-afghanistan-commander-trumps-withdrawal-designed-to-undermine-biden%3fcontext=amp

"The former commander for all U.S. forces in Afghanistan condemned Donald Trump's decision in the waning days of his presidency to withdraw troops from America's longest war, saying the move was designed to leave fewer options for President-elect Joe Biden.
"I believe it's political. There was no tactical, operational or strategic merit to doing this," retired Marine Gen. John Allen, who until 2013 served as commander of all international forces fighting in Afghanistan, said at an event organized by the Global Security Forum on Wednesday.

"We question whether this was to fulfill a campaign promise or to foreclose options for the Biden administration," said Allen, who as a civilian went on to become the Obama administration's chief liaison to the war against the Islamic State group until 2015. "There's no merit to this. None."...(more)

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Mon May 17, 2021, 06:55 AM

4. Putin was not happy.

Especially the German part.

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