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The Pentagon is Paralyzed While the Taliban is Calling the Shots

August 20, 2021 The Taliban is calling the shots of the evacuation in Afghanistan. This situation continues to deteriorate by the hour. What happens next will be absolutely critical for the safety of Americans on the ground in Kabul behind Taliban lines.

The Pentagon is paralyzed in fear as demonstrated by press conferences that seemingly display confusion about their own military capabilities, restrictive rules of engagement, and lack of innovative thinking to bring Americans home — instead, we get bureaucratic answers that leave one wondering, who is in charge and why isn’t the Pentagon moving hell or high water to get all Americans to the airport for evacuation? ...

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