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More than $7B in US military equipment seized by Taliban: Pentagon watchdog

More than $7 billion worth of US-provided military equipment was in the hands of the Western-backed Afghan government when it collapsed last year — and much of it fell into the hands of the Taliban after the Biden bugout, the Defense Department’s inspector general said in a report released Tuesday.

Is Joe Biden Over the Horizon?

This week, McKenzie testified in the Senate Armed Services Committee.

“ISIS and AQ (al Qaeda) are seeking to exploit a reduction of U.S. CT (counter-terrorism) efforts in Afghanistan to reinvigorate their adherents and increase their ability to plot and direct external attacks,” McKenzie said in written testimony.

Biden says he rejects findings of Army report on Afghanistan

President Biden on Thursday said he rejected the accounts and findings of an Army investigative report in which military officials reportedly criticized Biden administration officials for failing to grasp the situation in Afghanistan as U.S. forces withdrew.