Pentagon Admits Taliban Has Billions In US Weapons

If anyone was holding out hope that the Pentagon has some clue where all those billions in weapons that accumulated in Afghanistan over the past 20 years ended up, don’t.

Responding to a reporter’s question over the fate of billions of dollars of weaponry that the U.S. gave Afghanistan, National security adviser Jake Sullivan said that the Biden administration does not have “a complete picture”, a euphemism for most of the weapons are lost, adding that a “fair amount” of the weapons that the US gave to Afghanistan are in the possession of the Taliban, and they don’t expect they will be returned to the US.

“We don’t have a complete picture, obviously, of where every article of defense materials has gone but certainly, a fair amount of it has fallen into the hands of the Taliban, and obviously, we don’t have a sense that they are going to readily hand it over to us at the airport.”

Perhaps more shocking was Sullivan’s revelation that Biden – whose vacation was unceremoniously interrupted when the US embassy had to be evacuated on short notice when the Taliban took over – still hasn’t spoken with any of his foreign counterparts since Kabul fell. – READ MORE

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