“The United States has just handed Afghanistan to China, with all those rare earth minerals, with all that lithium, with all of those resources, very strategic,” Loudon said, criticizing the Biden administration’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.

“Bagram military base will probably be turned over to China,” Loudon continued. “The United States, in a time when Russia and China were getting increasingly aggressive, had a very firm base on the border of those countries, right strategically there. Now it’s given it to China.”