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Retired Navy SEAL permissible William McRaven, the former head of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) organised the 2011 raid that took Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, says the United States in Afghanistan “for a very long time.”
McRaven made the remark on Wednesday in the New America’s Special Operations Forces Policy Forum in Washington, DC
“I have said, we have to accept the fact-I think we do, that we are going to be there for a very long time,” he said, the Military Times ” reported.
“Is it for always? I don’t think that nothing is forever. But this means that we will lose more young men and women? The to spend, we go to [more] means billions of dollars? I think it does,” said McRaven.
Retired Navy allowed Bill McRaven was the commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command. (AP Photo)
The retired SEAL to the negotiations with the Taliban to talks with the Islamic state (ISIS).
“And maybe that’s not a good comparison. But I think that we, when we negotiate any type of agreement with the Taliban, and that the settlement includes the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, that, you know, it’s not six months or a year, before all the blood and treasure we have were cancelled in Afghanistan, because the Taliban come back and do what the Taliban do,” said McRaven.
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“And if you think, particularly the young women, and the progress we have made in Afghanistan building schools for girls and to bring women into the political process. … I mean, these are tremendously important for Afghanistan and the region,” said retired SEAL. “I’m afraid the clock will be turned back very quickly, if we do not negotiate some kind of settlement with the Taliban, that is really benefit to our advantage or Afghanistan.”
Permissible William H. McRaven at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. (AP Photo/ The University of Texas at Austin, Marsha Miller, file)
To lead the United States, “” Nations such as Russia and China committed in the region — otherwise, perhaps intensify, he said.
“The world wants to lead us,” the former SOCOM chief said. “When we get back from Afghanistan, and we don’t show the leadership necessary to Afghanistan solvent, if you will, I think it will be a mistake.”
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Fox News’ Alex Pappas and Morgan Phillips contributed to this report.