Pressure Mounts On Biden From Both Parties Amid Afghanistan Crisis

The Biden Administration is facing increased scrutiny by congressmen from both parties and media outlets alike for his role in the stunning collapse of Afghanistan this week. Last night, Biden hosted a brief press conference defending his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. He criticized the previous three administrations’ handling of the war over the 20 years that the U.S. has occupied the country. “Our mission was never supposed to be nation building … [or] creating a unified centralized democracy,” Biden said at one point. He continued that “there was never a good time to withdraw U.S. forces,” referencing the several attempts by other administrations to get out of the conflict, but he said “I stand squarely behind my decision.” He compared the conflict to Vietnam and asked “How many more generations of America’s daughters and sons would you have me send to fight Afghanistan’s civil war? How many …Read More

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