WHAT? Former Defense Secretary James Mattis Tells Joe Biden To Scrap ‘America First’ Policy

What a disappointment James Mattis has turned out to be.

Back in 2016, many conservatives were excited to learn that Mattis had been chosen to be Trump’s defense secretary. Then after he left the administration, we learned that he had been stalling President Trump over leaving Afghanistan.

Now we find out that he is telling Joe Biden to get rid of the ‘America first’ policy of Trump.

Why in the world would he say that?

From Military.com:

Mattis Calls on Biden to Scrap ‘America First’ Policy, Slow Pullout from Afghanistan

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has broken his silence on the election with a public call to President-elect Joe Biden to alter the course of current defense policy.

Alongside three co-authors, Mattis published a piece in Foreign Affairs on Monday warning against abrupt departure from Afghanistan and calling for the elimination of “America First” as a tenet of defense strategy.

“To dismiss U.S. involvement today in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere as ‘endless’ or ‘forever’ wars — as both President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden do — rather than as support to friendly governments struggling to exert control over their own territory misses the point,” Mattis and his co-authors wrote. “It is in the United States’ interests to build the capacity of such governments to deal with the threats that concern Americans.”

Is Mattis just part of the endless wars machine? It sure looks that way.

What a massive let-down Mattis is. A military leader who doesn’t believe in America first.

How does that help us?

 

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