The Afghanistan Mess

In today’s UnPresidented podcast we talk about Afghanistan.

Is Biden to Blame? Trump? Was it really not predictable that Kabul would fall this quickly? And what about the interpreters and the embassy staff — why weren’t contingencies made for them in advance?

Cliff and I don’t blame Biden for the mess overall — the US lost this war long ago, and it was time to leave. But Biden is responsible for “how” we left. And did he do as good a job as he could have?

That’s the question on today’s podcast.

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CyberDisobedience on Substack | @aravosis | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn. John Aravosis is the Executive Editor of AMERICAblog, which he founded in 2004. He has a joint law degree (JD) and masters in Foreign Service from Georgetown; and has worked in the US Senate, World Bank, Children's Defense Fund, the United Nations Development Programme, and as a stringer for the Economist. He is a frequent TV pundit, having appeared on the O'Reilly Factor, Hardball, World News Tonight, Nightline, AM Joy & Reliable Sources, among others. John lives in Washington, DC. .

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