Watchdog: 75,000 U.S. vehicles, 600,000 weapons, 208 planes left in Afghanistan

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(Worthy News) – The U.S. is leaving behind 75,000 vehicles, 600,000 weapons and 208 airplanes/helicopters in as the takes control of the country, according to the watchdog group Open the Books.

“We’ve made the Taliban into a major U.S. arms dealer for the next decade,” said Adam Andrzejewski, CEO & founder of Open the Books. “They now control 75,000 military vehicles. This is about 50,000 tactical vehicles, 20,000 Humvees they control about 1,000 mine-resistant vehicles, and even about 150 armored personnel carriers.”

In total, the U.S. government spent an estimated $83 billion of taxpayer funds on weapons, vehicles and airplanes for the Afghan military. [ Source: Just the News (Read More…) ]

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