The security situation degenerate after Amy Gen. Scott Miller gives up on military command.
On Monday, to show the world American role in the Afghan war has ended. The top U.S commander in Afghanistan gives up the role as the Afghan military defend the country from the Taliban.
U.S Commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller has been leading forces for over 20 be years. He has now decided to relinquished command at the military headquarters in Kabul.
“I know what it meant in 2001 when nations came together to Afghanistan, and why they came together, and that’s important to never forget,” he said beneath a stand of pines that front the Resolute Support military command at the U.S. base.
U.S Commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Miller also noted, the human cost of the war, recalled the men and women who gave their lives in the nearly 20 years of conflict here, among them Afghans, civilians, coalition members and 2,248 Americans.
“Our job is now just not to forget,” he said.
The U.S Commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Miller has been replaced by the head of U.S. Central Command, Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie, who will oversee the war effort from his headquarters in Tampa, Fla.
“The people of Afghanistan should know that this transition signals our enduring commitment to continuing working with them in the months and years ahead,” he said.
All the support from the US would now come from bases outside Afghanistan.
From outside the country, using MQ-9 Reaper drones to hit Taliban targets. The U.S support the Afghan government on Saturday in Kandahar province.
After President Biden said in April that the U.S. role in combat operations would end,
The U.S Commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Miller quickly withdraws its roughly 3,500 troops, thousands of American and military equipment, weaponry and other gear.
The departure of forces and equipment has deprived the Afghan government forces of much of the support on which they have come to rely as they face what officials say is an existential fight with the Taliban.
Security has deteriorated rapidly in recent weeks, with the Taliban taking over two important lessons.
Once the security situation has stabilized, the official said, the government forces, alongside local militia and others, will attempt to recapture territory from the Taliban.
“We must take these back at any price,” the Afghan official said.
So far, the Taliban attempts to take over a provincial capital have been unsuccessful, officials said.
However, The U.S. is attempting to manage an end to the Afghanistan conflict while also reassuring the government and people of Afghanistan that it remains committed to supporting them despite the U.S.
“It’s not the end of a story, it’s rather the end of a chapter, more chapters will be written and the narrative will continue,” Gen. McKenzie said.