Biden Botches Another Military Withdrawal, This Time in Sudan
In August 2021, the Biden administration’s hasty retreat from Afghanistan resulted in the abandonment of thousands of Americans and Green Card holders. The rapid evacuation resulted in leaving behind as many as 14,000 Americans to cope with the Taliban’s rule. The Biden regime left the Taliban in control with $80 billion worth of US military equipment.
According to findings submitted by the State Department in November 2021, 13 Americans died after an Islamist suicide bomber that the Taliban released from Bagram Prison carried out an attack. Despite this, the Biden regime failed to learn from their previous mistakes. How do we know this? Because HE JUST DID IT AGAIN!
This bumble-head just did the same exact thing, but this time in Sudan. On Thursday, the Biden regime informed stranded Americans in Sudan that they were beyond rescue, echoing the Taliban’s abandonment of American citizens in Afghanistan. The State Department has advised Americans to remain where they are and avoid coming into contact with others amid reports of looting, house invasions, and assaults in Sudan.
As a result of the military’s deteriorating situation in Khartoum, the Pentagon has started deploying U.S. forces in Djibouti in preparation for a possible evacuation operation of American embassy personnel.
The Embassy continues to closely monitor the situation in Khartoum and surrounding areas, where there is ongoing fighting, gunfire, and security forces activity. There have also been reports of assaults, home invasions, and looting. U.S. citizens are strongly… pic.twitter.com/u6LwySN867
— U.S. Embassy Khartoum (@USEmbassyKRT) April 20, 2023
The security situation in Sudan’s capital has cratered over a week of fighting, as two rival generals — Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, in charge of the nation’s armed forces, and Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dalago, who leads the Rapid Support Forces military group — battle for control of the country. The heavy fighting in Khartoum has left many stranded in the city of 5 million people, including embassy staff who are sheltering in place at the compound eight miles from the international airport.
Wendy Sherman, the deputy secretary of State, privately told lawmakers Wednesday that troops would be moving to Djibouti, home to Camp Lemmonier, to provide the administration an option to launch an evacuation operation, according to one of the people familiar with the situation. The person, along with others POLITICO spoke to for this story, was granted anonymity to discuss sensitive military planning and internal deliberations. Sherman stressed that the mission would whisk only embassy staff to safety and that there won’t be a military-led general evacuation of American citizens, the lawmaker added.
A Defense Department spokesperson confirmed that the U.S. was prepositioning troops, but stopped short of saying they were heading to Djibouti.