The Hunt: The cost of leaving Afghanistan

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, center, greets Gen. Scott Miller, the former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, as Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley, left, looks on, upon Miller's return, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

The commanding general of U.S. troops in Afghanistan returned to the U.S. this week, permanently.

In this week’s episode of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” the former head of U.S. Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel (Ret.) said that as the U.S. leaves, the Afghan people find themselves in a difficult situation, as the Taliban begins to ramp up terror attacks.

Afghan people in difficult situation after US troops leave

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