Trump slams Biden’s Afghan withdrawal, says he would have saved Bagram Air Base to watch China’s nuke testing

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Former President Donald Trump warned in a speech Thursday that President Biden had made America extra weak to its enemies, together with by withdrawing U.S. troops from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, which Trump stated he would have saved with a view to monitor China’s nuclear program.

“China no longer respects us, Iran no longer fears us, and with their monstrous invasion of Ukraine, Russia showed just how weak they think our leaders are,” Trump stated at a Heritage Basis occasion in Florida. “They would never have done that under the Trump administration. Never, not even a possibility.”

“This is the most dangerous period in the history of our country right now,” he stated.

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Trump famous that he, too, deliberate to withdraw from Afghanistan, however he stated the way in which Biden carried out the withdrawal left America “humiliated.”

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a Heritage Foundation event in Florida, April 21, 2022.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a Heritage Basis occasion in Florida, April 21, 2022.
(Pool picture)

“Our nation has been humiliated in Afghanistan, where we had soldiers killed, left American hostages behind and left … American military hardware,” the previous president stated. “We surrendered.”

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He famous that in an 18-month span, no American soldiers died in fight towards the Taliban.

Trump additionally claimed that he would have saved the U.S. presence in Bagram Air Base, previously the most important U.S. navy base in Afghanistan. He claimed that the bottom, simply north of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, is comparatively near the placement China makes use of to make its nuclear weapons.

The mainstream media seem to be moving on from President Biden's chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Getty Images) 

The mainstream media appear to be transferring on from President Biden’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Getty Photos) 
(Picture by Mark Makela/Getty Photos  |  Picture by SHAKIB RAHMANI/AFP through Getty Photos)

“The reason we’re keeping Bagram is because of China,” the previous president stated. “It’s one hour away from where China makes its nuclear weapons because billions and billions of dollars to build many years ago and right now it looks to me like China is going to end up owning and operating Bagram. We fled, left the lights on late at night, and we fled. And they did leave all the dogs behind. “

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Trump stated the botched Afghanistan withdrawal highlights Biden’s weak management on the world stage, and he claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin wouldn’t have invaded Ukraine have been he nonetheless in workplace.

A gate is seen at the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, Friday, June 25, 2021.

A gate is seen on the Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, Friday, June 25, 2021.
(AP Picture/Rahmat Gul)

“Russia took Georgia under President Bush. They took Crimea under President Obama. They took nothing under me, nothing,” Trump stated. “And I took our troops, by the way, out of Syria, and Iraq, and was just months away from getting out of Afghanistan. I’m the one that brought it down to two thousand soldiers.”

Whereas Trump stated he would have withdrawn U.S. troops, he had deliberate to go away with “great dignity and great strength.”

“We were all set to leave. We were going to leave with dignity, great dignity and great strength,” he stated.

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the potential risk of China invading Taiwan. 

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