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Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Rips Biden, Milley: 'POTUS Is a Disaster'

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Former Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill, who killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is ripping both President Joe Biden and top military brass for the unfolding debacle in Afghanistan.

Recalling that Biden has admitted being against the bin Laden raid during the Obama presidency, ONeill laid into the now-commander in chief for his performance in office.

“Joe Biden opposed the raid to kill bin Laden,” O’Neill wrote on Twitter on Sunday, one of numerous tweets O’Neill posted attacking Biden’s administration. “At least he lost Afghanistan in 7 months.”

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“My friends who died for no reason would be disgusted with this administration,” the former special operator also wrote.

Additionally, O’Neill tagged the Joint Chiefs of Staff official Twitter account, asking, “Has this dude quit yet?” apparently referring to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley.

“There are Afghans falling to their deaths off of our retreating aircraft. Has @thejointstaff resigned yet?” O’Neill asked.

O’Neill summed up his feelings in one five-word tweet:

Millions of Americans agree.

In remarks from the White House on Monday, Biden sought to defend his administration. However, he offered straw man arguments and half-truths, such as claiming the Afghan troops were unwilling to fight.

“American troops cannot and should not be fighting in a war and dying in a war that Afghan forces are not willing to fight for themselves. We spent over a trillion dollars. We trained and equipped an Afghan military force of some 300,000 strong — incredibly well equipped — a force larger in size than the militaries of many of our NATO allies,” Biden said.

The Associated Press reported 66,000 Afghan national military and police have died during the war, compared to the nearly 2,500 Americans soldiers have given their lives.

So the Afghans were clearly willing to fight.

Washington Post columnist and former President George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen called out Biden for this lie.

“Since Jan 2015, when Afghans took over combat operations, 53-57,000 Afghan soldiers have died in combat fighting the Taliban-including more than 2,600 this year. Afghans with US air support held off the Taliban for more than six years. You took away the air support,” Theissen wrote in a Twitter post.

Biden also stated: “When I came into office, I inherited a deal that President Trump negotiated with the Taliban. Under his agreement, U.S. forces would be out of Afghanistan by May 1, 2021 — just a little over three months after I took office.”

But Biden certainly felt no compunction to keep the Trump-era approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline, or continue with Trump’s deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants across the southern border.

Trump has issued many statements about the disaster in Afghanistan, including saying, “[I]f I were now President, the world would find that our withdrawal from Afghanistan would be a conditions-based withdrawal.”

Is Joe Biden to blame for the collapse of Afghanistan?

“I personally had discussions with top Taliban leaders whereby they understood what they are doing now would not have been acceptable. It would have been a much different and much more successful withdrawal, and the Taliban understood that better than anyone. What is going on now is not acceptable,” he added.

In other words, Trump did not view May 1 as a hard deadline.

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Even CNN host Jake Tapper dinged Biden for muddying the issue at hand.

“[Biden] keeps trying to change the subject from this inept withdrawal. Let’s be frank here, if you withdraw 2,500 troops then you have to send 6,000 back, that’s not planned. That’s on its face an example of a failure,” Tapper said.

Biden’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan has been an unmitigated failure.

O’Neill and other vets who served in the region — all Americans for that matter — have a right to be furious.

This is perhaps the most embarrassing foreign policy failure since the fall of Saigon.

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Randy DeSoto has written more than 1,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University School of Law. He is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths" and screenwriter of the political documentary "I Want Your Money."
Randy DeSoto is the senior staff writer for The Western Journal. He wrote and was the assistant producer of the documentary film "I Want Your Money" about the perils of Big Government, comparing the presidencies of Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama. Randy is the author of the book "We Hold These Truths," which addresses how leaders have appealed to beliefs found in the Declaration of Independence at defining moments in our nation's history. He has been published in several political sites and newspapers.

Randy graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a BS in political science and Regent University School of Law with a juris doctorate.
Birthplace
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Nationality
American
Honors/Awards
Graduated dean's list from West Point
Education
United States Military Academy at West Point, Regent University School of Law
Books Written
We Hold These Truths
Professional Memberships
Virginia and Pennsylvania state bars
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Politics, Entertainment, Faith




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