[Ed. – When you’ve lost the Washington Post fact checker…]
… In Biden’s address … he defended the decision to end U.S. military involvement in the region and argued they left Afghan military in good shape.
“American troops cannot and should not be fighting in a war and dying in a war that Afghan forces are not willing to fight for themselves,” Biden said on Monday. “We spent over a trillion dollars. We trained and equipped an Afghan military force of some 300,000 strong — incredibly well equipped — a force larger in size than the militaries of many of our NATO allies.”
Citing data from the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), Kessler argued Biden was rounding up the numbers.