Former President Donald Trump is warning that the massive stockpile of US weapons abandoned by the Biden administration in Afghanistan and seized by the Taliban will likely end up in the hands of Russia and China to be reverse engineered — blasting the withdrawal as “the most embarrassing event in the history of our country.”
“It’s the most incompetently handled withdrawal in history,” Trump told “Full Measure” in an interview aired Sunday.
“There’s never been anything like this, where we gave them $85 billion worth of brand new, beautiful equipment,” he said of the weapons and aircraft that the Islamic militants have repeatedly gloated about now controlling.
“And I guarantee that China and Russia already have our Apache helicopters and they’re taking them apart to find out exactly how they’re made,” he said of the seized craft.
“They’re the best in the world by far. And they’re taking them apart so they can make the exact same