ANALYSIS – For the past several days I have been part of a massive volunteer civilian effort to save American and Afghan lives at high risk due to President Biden’s outrageous betrayal of Afghanistan. When Biden stood down, Americans of all stripes stood up to take on the duty to save the deserving people that our President and government chose to abandon.
The group I’m assisting is one of several efforts.
We have the planes ready and waiting and have fully vetted and processed well over 1,700 deserving AT-RISK Afghans to board our flights.
Most are TERPS (interpreters) and their families, former free Afghan government officials, or others who worked honorably and faithfully with our government or military trying to create a better Afghanistan. They believed in us.
And now they are all likely on Taliban hit lists.
None of us asked Biden for help in our evacuation effort, but we didn’t expect him to sabotage us either.
Much less did I EVER imagine my honorable fellow Marines would be ordered to block and send at-risk Afghan allies and their families to their deaths.
But that is exactly what has been happening.
See videos of Taliban hunting our vetted Afghan evacuees door-to-door throughout Kabul with US-made M-16 rifles that Biden gave them.
We have received numerous reports from our operators at the airport that U.S. Marines, and other troops, providing security have blocked many of our vetted and manifested Afghans from entering the airport, despite having full documentation (including letters from U.S. Senators we provided, or State Department authorization).
In some cases, our troops are removing these extremely at-risk Afghans from the airport grounds even AFTER they have braved Taliban checkpoints and threats, and finally entered the safety of the airport.
Many are women and children. Most will be brutally killed if they are not given access to our flights.
After we send them to the airport they become even BIGGER Taliban targets.
I am desperately trying to find out what our troops’ orders are at the airport and WHO from TEAM BIDEN is giving them.
They need to change those orders immediately. And let our vetted and cleared Afghan allies into the airport and onto our flights to safety
This is a sad day for the Corps. Our motto is Semper Fidelis – Always Faithful.
We don’t betray our friends. And our Commander-in-Chief should not be ordering our noble Marines to do so.