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Father, forgive us for not seeking Your direction on how to deal with Afghanistan in the best possible way, making the people on the ground a priority. We ask You to have mercy on Afghanistan and its people.
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Billions of dollars of U.S. weapons are now in the hands of the Taliban following the quick collapse of Afghan security forces that were trained to use the military equipment.

Among the items seized by the Taliban are Black Hawk helicopters and A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft.

Photos have also circulated of Taliban fighters clutching U.S.-made M4 carbines and M16 rifles instead of their iconic AK-47s. And the militants have been spotted with U.S. Humvees and mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles…

The United States spent an estimated $83 billion training and equipping Afghan security forces over the last two decades.

Between 2003 and 2016, the United States transferred 75,898 vehicles, 599,690 weapons, 162,643 pieces of communications equipment, 208 aircraft, and 16,191 pieces of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment to Afghan forces, according to a 2017 Government Accountability Office report.

From 2017 to 2019, the United States also gave Afghan forces 7,035 machine guns, 4,702 Humvees, 20,040 hand grenades, 2,520 bombs and 1,394 grenade launchers, among other equipment, according to a report last year from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)…

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby on Wednesday also held there was a “very deliberate” process as U.S. forces withdrew in deciding what equipment to destroy, give to Afghan forces or redeploy elsewhere in the Middle East.

While the Taliban may be “keen” to use some of the more advanced U.S. weaponry, including the aircraft, the militants likely would not be able to keep them in the air for long even if they could coax former Afghan pilots into flying for them, said Yousif of the Center for International Policy.

“They may be able to manage a flight or two or to operate them in some really limited capacity in the short term, but without long-term sustainment, maintenance, servicing, that sort of thing, it wouldn’t turn into a robust or useful military capability,” he said. “It took the Afghans and the United States a long time to develop an indigenous air capability…they were reliant on the United States to keep those planes in the sky.”

A more immediate concern, Yousif said, is that so many small arms were left behind…

On Wednesday, more than two dozen Republican senators demanded a “full accounting” of U.S. military equipment given to Afghan forces over the past 12 months, what’s been seized by the Taliban and what plans there are to either recapture or destroy the equipment…

Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Wednesday declined to comment on the possibility of destroying equipment, saying the military’s focus right now is on evacuation operations. Still, Milley told reporters that “we obviously have capabilities.”…

Do you think the U.S. made a grave error in withdrawing so quickly from Afghanistan? Share your prayers for this nation in the comments below.

(Excerpted from The Hill. Article by Rebecca Kheel. Photo Credit: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images).

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Niel S. Atkinson
August 28, 2021

As most of us know, this smells just like Susan Rice. Do we remember when Joe Biden said yesterday “ I have been directed” to call on certain news organizations today” ?

We are seeing a total disgrace unfold – Joe Biden is totally incompetent and same is on full display!

This fraudulent election has left us with what we have. Most of us do not know who is actually leading this country – it could be anybody!

Who would be so stupid as to leave $83B of military equipment in control of the Taliban? People just like the one mentioned.

God help us!

August 25, 2021

We now have the most radical, out of touch, “puppet” in leadership that we could have! Next to that one, is another one, Harris!! Milley and Austin are beyond disgraceful!! They are DELIBERATELY making the most grave decisions our government has EVER made! If you want to see the recipe for how to destroy a country, just look at what’s been done to ours! No one could have done a better job of it than these evil, depraved, deluded, people!!
The Taliban now has billions of dollars worth of the BEST American equipment there is on earth, thanks to this administration! What is far, far, worse, is that there are huge numbers of people who are being abandoned by Biden and this administration, to the Taliban terrorists! This administration is a disgrace to our country and this world!
But, we know, our God, is in control!! Our hope is in Him! He is a God of miracles! He is faithful and full of mercy! I’m so grateful to know, He is all of that, and so much more! When He says enough, it will be enough, and there WILL come a time that He WILL say, ENOUGH!! We “see through a glass darkly, ” now.

August 24, 2021

No doubt that this whole thing was part of the master plan to destroy America. The Great Reset has begun. The ultra-rich people who run the world want this to happen this way. Biden is but a stooge, their front man. Intercessors, it is high time to rise up in prayer as never before. We need to bind the attempts of satan and his minions. They are doing their best to pave the way for Anti-Christ. Let’s cry out to Almighty God, and watch what He supernaturally does!

August 24, 2021

Yes, it was a grave error, which is symptomatic of how out of touch with reality that Biden really is. First , the withdrawl was not done gradually. Second, the moron telegraphed the Taliban about this by announcing the immediate withdrawl of our troops. Thirdly, no contingency plan was put in place to remove our taxpayer- paid- for weapons. Lastly, look at the train wreck that this idiotic decision has created been thus far. I don’t even want to think about what the long-term implications will be. Lord Jesus, I pray, get this cognitively impaired old radical out of office, before he destroys our nation further than he already has done. I fervently pray that, in spite of the maneuverings of last November’s rigged election, please, make a way for President Trump to return to the White House soon. It’s in Jesus’ name that I pray.

August 24, 2021

Lord, please forgive us for not seeking Your direction about how to deal with Afghanistan in the best possible way. I ask that You would have mercy on Afghanistan and it’s people. Also, I pray that the Americans can be brought home in the safest way possible. In Jesus and Authority I pray, Amen!

Judith Ann Paul
August 24, 2021

Despicable! Just who is running our country? We need to go back and help reclaim Afghanistan for our country and theirs. The Taliban does not expect us to do so as a nation. And why not? We need to fight for our investment in Afghanistan and it’s people. I pray that we do.

Lisa Jacobson
August 24, 2021

Father God, in Jesus’ name I ask that none of these weapons would be used against Israel.

Ann Moss
August 24, 2021

I feel this is a part of the agenda to take down America as planned by the World Economic Forum, Soros and Gates Foundation and many other rogue agencies. The players behind the scene, working in an anti-Christ spirit, seek to neutralize the United States and leave Israel with very little, if any, ally support. We are in the rush for a one world government, the eliminate of our personal freedoms and a weak and vulnerable United States. The WEF meets in January, I feel, with a detailed plan how to pull all of this together. I am praying the Lord calls us home before that. Keep praying as we watch end time events unfold.

Jeannette Raynes
August 24, 2021

I’m asking for a massive malfunction of all weapons, vehicles, and armaments abandoned by the US military in Afghanistan. Praying that NOTHING will function properly and thus be useless to our enemies.
Your word says that as the children of Israel praised You, their enemies were self-slaughtered. I’m asking for that to happen in Afghanistan as well. We’re praising You for being the ANSWER – for going ahead to prepare the way and for acting as their rear guard! That Your power and overwhelming love may be seen by the world.
To GOD be the glory! Our lips will praise Thee and bless Thee. We will speak only of Your Love and Power and not of the enemy. He is defeated and not worth mention. We will not believe the evidence he produces to back his lies. If YOU are for us – no one can be against us. Amen

Eveline Franje
August 24, 2021

My Dear Lord Jesus, this situation in Afghanistan seems so helpless. But you Lord is still sitting on the throne. You know exactly what is going on in Afghanistan and inside our government and the Department of Defense. We cry out to you, Lord, that you will give wisdom to those who make decisions regarding this terrible state of affairs in Afghanistan and the inadequacy of our president and his staff. We ask you for mercy. We praise you for the men in congress and other departments who are yours and walk in integrity. May you lead them and guide them by your Holy Spirit so that they will have power in your name, and that they may have a great influence in the plans regarding Afghanistan so that you may be glorified. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom you are pleased! Luke 2/14. You are Almighty God and we trust you. You are the GREAT VICTOR, to you be glory, honor and power! Amen!

August 24, 2021

I served in the US Navy for 7 years. I cannot understand why the military did not remove equipment, and civilians first. Before calling the troops home. This was backwards. We were taught to destroy equipment before letting it into the hands of the enemy. We were also taught we were to be the last ones out. I really believe this is on purpose for the great reset and things are not what they appear. Lord help us!!

    August 24, 2021

    Thank you so much for your faithful and trustworthy service!
    And may our Lord God use what seems like such evil, and turn it for His glory! Nothing is too difficult for Him!

Allena Jordan
August 24, 2021

Lord, forgive this country and the leadership for this heinous crime against humanity. Forgive us, Your people, for not being more involved in this fiasco from years ago. Lord, hear. Lord, forgive. Now, Lord, give us the strength, courage, and conviction to work to take back this Republic and her leadership. Send revival to Your people. Send spiritual awakening to this nation. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

Niel S. Atkinson
August 24, 2021

This entire episode is so inexcusable, and utterly deplorable, that there is no way to really comment. This is what we got, when we, the US voted this idiot into office. Now we will all pay the price for the complete stupidly of Joe Biden and his “high school” staff. Go back and take a deep look at the record of this self serving idiot.

We, the US Military, should take action NOW ! We still have time to completely blow the Taliban off the map & walk away with our weapons and equipment, not to mention all our people.

    Deanna Hanson
    August 24, 2021

    red chord in window when rescue appears impossible

August 24, 2021

It doesn’t matter what I think now. This takeover by the Taliban has occurred and, in my opinion, was inevitable. The videos and photos I’ve seen throughout the years in the media of the Afghan military shows demoralized and confounded young men. There was no passion in their faces for their task at hand. May God give them strength and wisdom.


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