Taliban control of Afghanistan and 9/11 terrorist attacks both led to miserable defeats for the Americans alone.
This year’s September 11 marks two decades since terrorists attacked the United States, leaving thousands of casualties. To everyone’s dismay, the tragedy is far from over as Joe Biden’s botched Afghanistan exit led to serious consequences.
Thousands of Americans were abandoned in Kabul, and the “best military equipment ever purchased anywhere in the world,” as said by former President Donald Trump, was seized by the Taliban.
Additionally, four of the five Taliban prisoners freed by then-President Barack Obama in exchange for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now hold high-level positions in Afghanistan.
Sirajuddin Haqqani, FBI’s most wanted terrorist, was recently named the Taliban’s interior minister. He was qualified for the position precisely the same reason the FBI put a $5 million bounty on his head: “he’s a bloodthirsty terrorist. He’s armed, dangerous, and running a country we just abandoned.”
Despite Democrat failures in both the previous and current administrations, the United States still has not learned its lesson and continues to abide by the Patriot Act, a law enacted under former President George Bush following the 9/11 attacks.
The Bush admin used #September11 to pass the Patriot Act, making it easier for the FBI to access phone and computer records. In New York, 9/11 was used to: ▪️ justify mass surveillance of Muslims, round up thousands without any evidence of crimes ▪️ install 13,000 NYPD cameras pic.twitter.com/PaABXYg3M1— AJ+ (@ajplus) September 11, 2021
This has prompted America to be dubbed as the “policeman of the world,” aiming to protect other countries from terrorism even if it means Americans losing privacy in their own country.
For two decades, America was never the Government’s priority, and no one knows when it will end.