Watchdog: US troop pullout was key factor in Afghan collapse

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Washington Washington Washington Washington I I I I might might might might cross cross cross cross your your your your reporting reporting reporting reporting a a a a watchdog watchdog watchdog watchdog report report report report says says says says the the the the U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. troop troop troop troop pullout pullout pullout pullout was was was was a a a a key key key key factor factor factor factor in in in in the the the the Afghan Afghan Afghan Afghan collapse collapse collapse collapse a a a a new new new new government government government government watchdog watchdog watchdog watchdog report report report report concludes concludes concludes concludes decisions decisions decisions decisions by by by by presidents presidents presidents presidents Donald Donald Donald Donald Trump Trump Trump Trump and and and and Joe Joe Joe Joe Biden Biden Biden Biden to to to to pull pull pull pull all all all all U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. troops troops troops troops out out out out of of of of Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan were were were were the the the the key key key key factors factors factors factors in in in in the the the the collapse collapse collapse collapse of of of of the the the the U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. trained trained trained trained Afghan Afghan Afghan Afghan military military military military the the the the report report report report comes comes comes comes from from from from the the the the special special special special inspector inspector inspector inspector general general general general for for for for Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan reconstruction reconstruction reconstruction reconstruction there there there there were were were were earlier earlier earlier earlier similar similar similar similar assessments assessments assessments assessments from from from from senior senior senior senior Pentagon Pentagon Pentagon Pentagon and and and and military military military military leaders leaders leaders leaders last last last last September September September September general general general general mark mark mark mark Milley Milley Milley Milley chairman chairman chairman chairman of of of of the the the the joint joint joint joint chiefs chiefs chiefs chiefs of of of of staff staff staff staff bluntly bluntly bluntly bluntly told told told told Congress Congress Congress Congress U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. missteps missteps missteps missteps in in in in Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan were were were were years years years years in in in in the the the the making making making making that that that that outcome outcome outcome outcome is is is is acumen acumen acumen acumen of of of of a a a a factor factor factor factor of of of of twenty twenty twenty twenty years years years years not not not not twenty twenty twenty twenty days days days days and and and and there there there there are are are are huge huge huge huge amount amount amount amount of of of of strategic strategic strategic strategic operational operational operational operational

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