“你对阿富汗撤军有什么遗憾吗?” 拜尔在西米谷里根国防论坛的主题讨论中向奥斯汀提问, 加利福尼亚州.
在几乎持续了一段时间的沉默之后 10 秒, Austin replied, “布雷特, I regret the fact that we lost 13 of our finest at Abbey Gate. I regret that we lost 10 civilians in an errant strike.
“Having said that, 布雷特, I want to make sure that we don’t lose sight of the fact that our American forces, 在 17 天, evacuated 124,000 阿富汗人,” Austin continued.
The Reagan Forum included remarks by foreign policy experts and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Biden’s break from the Trump administration’s “美国第一” strategy — which some officials argue has weakened the standing of the U.S. 在世界舞台上.