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Pentagon Leaders to Testify on US Pullout From Afghanistan

Top U.S. military leaders will answer questions from senators about the U.S. pullout from Afghanistan, which left behind Americans who may number in the hundreds. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will testify before the Senate Armed Forces Committee later this month, the top Democrat and Republican on the panel announced on Sept. 9. Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Frank McKenzie, the head of U.S. Central Command, are also slated to appear before the panel on Sept. 28. Also announced was a closed-door briefing on Sept. 15 with Gen. Austin Scott Miller, former commander of U.S. Forces–Afghanistan, and a Sept. 30 review of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, during which senators will hear from outside experts. “Although we have completed the withdrawal of American military personnel and over 100,000 civilians from Afghanistan, I remain deeply concerned about the events that accompanied our withdrawal …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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