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on August 16, 2021 in World News

Cotton Slams Biden’s Speech on Afghanistan: ‘Dangerously Disconnected From Reality’

By A.J. Kaufman In a Monday afternoon speech, President Joe Biden defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Taking no questions following his first comments since the Taliban ousted the U.S-backed Afghan government, Biden did not accept responsibility for the drawdown’s catastrophic execution. “I stand squarely behind my decision. After 20 years I’ve learned the hard way that there was never a good time to withdraw U.S. forces,” the president declared. “The truth is, this did unfold more quickly than we anticipated.” The Taliban’s offensive, predicted by supposed experts to take months, captured the entire country in...

By A.J. Kaufman In a Monday afternoon speech, President Joe Biden defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Taking no questions following his first comments since the Taliban ousted the U.S-backed Afghan government, Biden did not accept...

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