Understanding the Politics of the Afghanistan Withdrawal

A lot of pundits are making a lot of bold declarations about the political implications of the Afghanistan situation, here's context for how that will play out

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and America’s chaotic withdrawal is the biggest story in the country. It is dominating the news, social media, and conversations. For the first time in his presidency, Joe Biden is facing bipartisan blowback.

Even some of Biden’s strongest supporters have been withering in their critiques. Republicans chastise Biden fo…

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