Two key documents cautioning U.S. officials about a deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan before withdrawing in 2021 revealed President Joe Biden’s administration failed to heed specific warnings, a top House Republican said.
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Ranking Member Greg Meeks (D-NY) on Wednesday gained access to a 2021 dissent cable written by Kabul embassy officials from the U.S. State Department, according to Punch Bowl News. The lawmakers viewed the documents, which reportedly urged allies to evacuate immediately before the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan.
“The dissenters were absolutely right about everything they said,” McCaul told Punchbowl News. “And it was a warning to the administration about what was going to happen and what they needed to do. [The dissenters] deserve a medal.”
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