British Defense Secretary Demotes U.S.

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defence Liam Fox, Sir David Richards, UK Chief of Defence, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen render honors during the playing of the British and American national anthems at the Pentagon, April 26, 2011. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen (released)

Wow! Who saw this coming? Who thought they would see such a thing? I did. I suggest Congress launch an investigation to reveal what efforts Britain made to strengthen our bond. I began my James Bond books to ensure we are allies watching each others backs.

John ‘The Seer’

British defense secretary suggests US is no longer a superpower after Afghanistan withdrawal (msn.com)

  • The UK’s defense secretary suggested the US is no longer a superpower.
  • A superpower “not prepared to stick at something isn’t probably a superpower,” Wallace told the Spectator.
  • This came after the US completed the withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan.
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The UK’s defense secretary in a new interview suggested the US is no longer a superpower because it wasn’t willing to stick it out in Afghanistan.AdRECOMMENDEDAlka Seltzer PlusMicrosoft AdsRowing Machines For Home UseMicrosoft AdsDeals for Closet AccessoriesMicrosoft AdsDeals for RacletteMicrosoft AdsDeals for Matzo MealMicrosoft AdsDeals for Cpap CleanerMicrosoft Ads

“It is obvious that Britain is not a superpower,” Ben Wallace told the Spectator magazine.

And in comments alluding to the US and its withdrawal from Afghanistan, he added: “But a superpower that is also not prepared to stick at something isn’t probably a superpower either. It is certainly not a global force, it’s just a big power.”

Wallace has been critical of the US withdrawal, blaming the mayhem enveloping it on former President Donald Trump. In February 2020, the Trump administration signed a deal with the Taliban to remove US troops by May 2021. The Biden administration largely upheld the deal, though it extended the timeline for the pullout.

“The die was cast when the deal was done by Donald Trump, if you want my observation,” Wallace told “BBC Breakfast” last month.

“President Biden inherited a momentum, a momentum that had been given to the Taliban because they felt they had now won,” Wallace added. “He’d also inherited a momentum of troop withdrawal from the international community, the US.”

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