Operation Junkyard: US scraps 7 billion dollars worth of equipment as Afghan exit looms

If we are led to believe that the Brazilian protests are over a 10 cent increase in bus fare, as the mainstream media has tried to emphasize, imagine the outcry in that country if the government was leaving 7 billion dollars worth of valuable equipment to scrap!

As the U.S. army rushes to complete its pull-out from Afghanistan, parts of the country are already turning into huge junkyards. The Pentagon is destroying U.S. vehicles and other military equipment, despite the war already having cost American tax payers more than 630 billion dollars. RT’s Gayane Chichakyan investigates, RT is also joined by author and activist David Swanson.