Rep. Dan Crenshaw, a Texas Republican, mentioned that “we’ve got no skill to maintain People protected” after the Pentagon mentioned it’s “potential” america will work with the Taliban and ISIS-Ok in Afghanistan.
“Take a look at each huge mission that we have had that the general public is aware of about for the final decade or so,” Crenshaw mentioned Thursday on Fox Information . “Osama bin Laden, Soleimani, Baghdadi. All people likes these. Numerous the individuals who suppose we should not be anyplace on the earth besides on our personal shores, they are saying, ‘See, we will simply go try this form of stuff, and we do not have to have a ahead presence.'”
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“Effectively, I counsel you determine you recognize what you might be speaking about as a result of the one purpose we have been in a position to do these issues is as a result of, one, we have been ahead deployed … We had networks in place, and we have been doing intelligence collections previous to, and we had individuals on the bottom ahead stage so they may really do these missions,” he continued. “We’ve no skill to try this anymore. We’ve no skill to maintain People protected.”
Earlier this week, Crenshaw said the U.S. was “in a worse place than we have been on Sept. 10, 2001,” after sharply criticizing President Joe Biden’s withdrawal execution from Afghanistan.
“Joe Biden didn’t finish any battle. That was all the time the parable. That was all the time the false promise from politicians, ‘We’re gonna finish the wars.’ Effectively, the enemy has a say in that, and so they’ve made that fairly clear as of late,” Crenshaw defined .
The Texas congressman made his third deployment with the U.S. Navy SEALs in 2012, when he was struck by an improvised explosive machine within the Helmand province of Afghanistan.