Lt. Col. David Scott Mann: 73% of Afghan War Veterans Feel Betrayed


Colonel David Scott Mann, and he's weighing in on what happened in Afghanistan. This whole thing has been a gutting experience. I never imagined I would witness the kind of gross abandonment. Followed by a career preserving silence of senior leaders military and civilian. As a result of the way that we've left Afghanistan, we're on the front end of a national security crisis as 27 violent extremist groups are now operating on former NATO security bases with Taliban top cover. And I think we're on the front end of a mental health tsunami. As 73% of our Afghan war veterans say they feel betrayed by how this war ended. Calls to the VA hotline have spiked 81% in the first year since the Afghan withdrawal. And they keep coming. And

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