Sen. Rand Paul confronted Secretary of State Antony Blinken for a drone strike that killed an aid worker and children instead of the intended target, which was believed to be a member of ISIS-K.
Paul argued that it would make more sense to use the bombs, which he points out the United States military has plenty of, to bomb the planes and equipment left behind in Afghanistan, rather than an unspecified target. Paul added that there would be “blowback” from the Afghan community from bombing such unidentified targets, which would create more terrorists.
According to the Daily Caller, Paul said, “never in my worst nightmares did anyone or conceive of such a colossal incompetence,” speaking to the decision to abandon Bagram Air Base along with billions in military equipment.
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