Just wonderful - China is in Afghanistan

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The opened Bagram Air Base and are land planes there.
From the London Daily Mail:

Military planes are spotted landing at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan after it was claimed China is 'considering' sending soldiers to ex US airbase to strengthen ties with Taliban

    • There are unconfirmed reports that Chinese military planes have landed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan
    • New images from Afghanistan show that power has been restored to the base and multiple sources alleged military planes arrived at the former US stronghold
    • It comes after Yun Sun, Director of the China Program at Stimson Research Center, said China would be 'eager' to occupy the airfield and seize any equipment left over by the US
    • The move would be an attempt to strengthen ties with the Taliban and embarrass America

There have been multiple reports of military planes arriving at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, just hours after images emerged showing that power was restored to the base for the first time since US forces evacuated the stronghold in July.

Images circulating on social media appear to show the airbase's floodlights blazing in the distance, amid reports that several military planes have taken off and landed at the base in recent hours.

Several sources suggest that the aircraft are Chinese, given the Taliban are not thought to possess the expertise needed to power the base or maintain and fly several military aircraft.

It comes after Yun Sun, director of the China Program at the Stimson Center think tank, said China would likely be very interested in occupying the airbase following the US pullout.

Of course - we left all of our toys there.  Aircraft, drones, electronics, night-vision and bomb detection equipment.  They are coming in to copy it for themselves.  As well as preventing a future administration from returning. Afghanistan borders China and has mineral wealth. China wants it.

President Trump's plan would have had us out months earlier (May, 2021), with no American Citizens left behind, with no Afghani refugees left behind and with no military hardware left behind.  Tell me again how brilliant Biden's plan was.

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