Three Points on Afghanistan

President Joe Biden delivers remarks about Afghanistan, from the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., August 26, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
After the horrifying incompetence and political cowardice of Biden's retreat, what is our Afghanistan policy going to be?

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden must have thought he was finally due for a run of good luck.

After a Senate career that resembled the Rio Grande — long but shallow, and grand only in name — he was a figure of fun in the Obama administration and slid immediately into obscurity. He didn’t even run for the big job in 2016, and nobody was looking for him. His prospects were resurrected by the unlikely phenomenon of Donald Trump, perhaps the only man in American politics both tawdry enough to make Joe Biden look statesmanlike and incompetent enough to lose an election to him.


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