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Top U.S. general in Middle East worries that Afghan military could collapse after troop withdrawal

14 days ago   |   By CNBC

Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, is concerned that the Afghan military would collapse after American and foreign troops leave.
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General: Afghan military will collapse without some US help

14 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Afghanistan's military “will certainly collapse” without some continued American support once all U.S. troops are withdrawn, the top U.S. general for the Middle East told Congress Thursday. Gen. Frank McKenzie also said he was very concerned about the Afghan government's ability to protect the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.
McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said that as the U.S. pulls out all forces, “my concern is the Afghans' ability to hold ground” and whether they will able to continue to maintain and fly their aircraft without U.S. aid and financial support. He said it will...
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