The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, June 21, 2021

Time crunch for Afghanistan withdrawal is producing a big trash pile | Defense One

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As the troops are slowly withdrawing from Afghanistan, they are slowly getting rid of their equipment as well. More than 1,800 pieces of equipment have been sent to the Defense Logistics Agency for destruction, and more than 100 C-17 cargo planes have already been flown out of the country. According to Sen. Joe Manchin, this would leave Afghanistan with mountains of garbage, which makes no sense, but observers say troops are on such a tight schedule to leave that they don’t have any other choice.

Source: https://www.defenseone.com/policy/2021/05/time-crunch-afghanistan-withdrawal-producing-big-trash-pile/174021/

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