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Sara Carter reports Afghan ‘lives are in peril right now’ because of Taliban presence

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By Jenny Goldsberry

After three straight days of phone calls with her sources in Afghanistan, Sara Carter told Fox News host Sean Hannity Monday night that the Biden administration’s failed operation to extradite Afghan allies has put tens of thousands of lives in peril. Her appearance came after President Biden doubled down in his speech Monday saying his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops is a decision he would make again.

“Their lives are in peril right now,” Carter told Fox host Sean Hannity. “I can’t begin to express to the American people the terror that is reaping through Kabul right now.”

While some vital Afghan personnel were promised they would be evacuated if something like this happened, there aren’t enough flights to carry the people scrambling to the airport to escape. Previous reports showed video of people falling out of cargo planes just because they were trying to get out of the country. “This operation to evacuate Americans and our Afghan allies was an absolute failure,” Carter tweeted at the time. “Pentagon officials are tap dancing around questions and failing to accept responsibility.”

“Now, the Taliban according to my sources is walking door-to-door, pulling people out of homes,” Carter said. As a result, one of Carter’s sources told her out of fear of being killed, he is trying to find any means of escape.

You can follow Jenny Goldsberry on Twitter @jennyjournalism.

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Taliban Holds Parade for 250 Newly Trained Soldiers with American-Made Weapons Left Behind

As the result of an ill-prepared withdrawal that went horribly wrong, the Taliban now holds a large stock of weapons and equipment left behind.

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On Sunday, Taliban forces held a very bone-chilling parade showing off their captured American-made armored military vehicles and Russian helicopters. The act was “a display that showed their ongoing transformation from an insurgent force to a regular standing army” writes CNN.

The Taliban are no longer terror insurgents fighting against American forces that had once freed Afghanistan from the Taliban. As the result of an ill-prepared withdrawal that went horribly wrong, the Taliban now holds a large stock of weapons and equipment left behind.

The parade was part of a graduation for 250 newly trained Taliban soldiers, said defense ministry spokesman Enayatullah Khwarazmi. CNN reports, “The exercise involved dozens of US-made M117 armored security vehicles driving slowly up and down a major Kabul road with MI-17 helicopters patrolling overhead. Many soldiers carried American-made M4 assault rifles.”

Tragically, much of the weaponry taunted in the parade by Taliban forces were supplied by the United States to the American-backed government in Kabul during the past two decades. The equipment was to aid an Afghan national force and make it capable of fighting the Taliban.

As forces fled Afghanistan, some of the military equipment provided by western forces was flown into Central Asian Countries in an attempt to avoid it landing in the hands of the Taliban. It remains unclear exactly how much of what did end up in Taliban control is still operational.

American troops destroyed over 70 aircraft and dozens of armored vehicles, as well as disabled air defenses before flying out of Kabul during the frenetic evacuation. CNN reports “Taliban officials have said that pilots, mechanics and other specialists from the former Afghan National Army would be integrated into a new force, which has also started wearing conventional military uniforms in place of the traditional Afghan clothing normally worn by their fighters.”

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