New reporting and testimony reveals a failure of strategic planning and coordination on a massive scale. Obsessed with speed, the military left the country long before the deadline, leaving our diplomatic staff, allies, and equipment in the care of the Afghan Army. This fatally flawed plan was rehearsed and agreed to by all, then recklessly… Continue reading Afghanistan: The military left without any concern for diplomats, allies, and equipment, how is this possible?
Will we get our people and allies out safely? What did Biden know and when did he know it? How could our intelligence be so bad? Why did we do nothing while the Taliban marched through the country? What becomes of Afghanistan? How do our enemies and adversaries react? Momentous events like the Taliban’s swift… Continue reading Afghanistan Fallout: The six biggest questions in the days ahead
Twenty years, four Presidents, thousands of lives, tens of thousands of injuries, and trillions of dollars later, the vaunted Afghan Army refuses to take the field and the entire country falls in barely a month. There’s no shortage of blame to go around when our entire strategy was based on a steady stream of lies...… Continue reading Afghanistan: Don’t look now, but we just lost another war on Biden’s watch