By Master Sgt. Michael O'Connor

President Biden’s disastrous retreat from Afghanistan is still causing reverberations worldwide, as thousands clamor to be evacuated from Kabul amidst the tragic Taliban victory. Meanwhile, Biden makes deceptive and disingenuous speeches trying to justify his decision.

However, according to the late Richard Holbrooke’s diary, Biden was staunchly in favor of simply and recklessly pulling out of Afghanistan as far back as at least 11 years ago.

And Biden callously didn’t give a damn about the repercussions back then either.

Holbrooke was appointed special advisor on Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2009 and was one of Team Obama-Biden’s top advisors on US policy there until his death in December of 2010.

In 2010, then Vice President Biden reportedly told Holbrooke that the U.S. had to leave Afghanistan regardless of the cost for the Afghan people, reports the Daily Mail, adding that.

According to Holbrooke, when Biden was asked about America’s obligation to maintain their presence in Afghanistan to protect vulnerable civilians, he scornfully replied by referencing the US exit from southeast Asia in 1973.

‘F*** that, we don’t have to worry about that. We did it in Vietnam, Nixon and Kissinger got away with it.’ 

Biden has defended his decision to withdraw from Afghanistan, despite harsh criticism over the botched execution and claims that he ignored intelligence community warnings that Kabul could quickly fall to the Taliban. 

Biden’s remarks to Holbrooke were reportedly revealed in his diary, much of which was turned over to his official biographer George Packer following his death.

Biden made the heartless comparison between pulling out of Afghanistan and the evacuation of Vietnam just months before Holbrooke died.

The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not necessarily represent the views of AmericanActionNews.com


Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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raylaser
raylaser
9 months ago

Yep, that about sums up our fraud in chief’s attitude toward America in general – F ’em!

Ashanti
Ashanti
9 months ago
Reply to  raylaser

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1-Eddie-1
1-Eddie-1
9 months ago

The President is going to be the catalyst for WWlll. He has p isse d off our allies and emboldened our enemies. He has exhibited weakness and everyone will be looking to take a shot at America.

Mel
Mel
9 months ago
Reply to  1-Eddie-1

God help us this will lead to Socialism . This is a take over plot of our country.

Rational Geezer
Rational Geezer
9 months ago

When do we call the actions of Domestic Enemies of the USA (i.e.- Democrats), those who hate the country and most of its peoples; who sabotage the country and its resources, when do we brand them traitors and mete out appropriate consequences?

When?

John R Wood
John R Wood
9 months ago

You got my vote.

Crossram
Crossram
9 months ago
Reply to  John R Wood

We need everyone’s vote to get our Country back.

Patty
Patty
9 months ago
Reply to  Crossram

And GOD, which TRUMP had brought back into this country’s equation. And things were going well then!!!

duke
duke
9 months ago
Reply to  Crossram

Whats the point of voting when you know the cheat is going to be in.

Wyatt
Wyatt
9 months ago

Yes when ? Oh wait , I forgot , They are democrats and that means never .

Patty
Patty
9 months ago
Reply to  Wyatt

Not NEVER, just maybe not in THIS lifetime!