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July 10, 2021
Biden is betting big on Afghanistan's air force. But their problems continue to grow.
Journalist Paul McCleary
If you think beating back a resurgent Taliban is hard, try doing it while fixing a broken helicopter over Zoom.
In addition to pulling out all but a handful of troops from Afghanistan, the Pentagon has also flown thousands of contractors out of the country in recent weeks, leaving a skeleton force of several hundred behind to do everything the Afghans can't — including fixing their own airplanes and helicopters and handling logistics.
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