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Afghanistan turmoil

Top U.S. general says Afghanistan withdrawal has damaged credibility

Milley says he advised Biden to keep forces in, contradicting president's statements

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations, on Capitol Hill on Sept. 28.

NEW YORK -- Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest-ranking U.S. military officer, told Congress on Tuesday that the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan has harmed America's standing with its allies.

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