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The Original Sin of Biden’s Foreign Policy

The Original Sin of Biden’s Foreign Policy
All of the administration’s diplomatic weaknesses were already visible in the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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In a recent article, John Kampfner discusses the failures of the Biden administration's foreign policy, particularly in relation to the withdrawal from Afghanistan. The article highlights the harrowing stories of Afghans who risked their lives to escape the Taliban, shedding light on the consequences of the withdrawal. Kampfner criticizes Biden for following through on Trump's policy, leading to a chaotic and devastating situation in Afghanistan. The article also mentions a new account by the British ambassador at the time, Laurie Bristow, which provides further insights into the disaster. Overall, the article emphasizes the need to examine the failures of the Afghanistan withdrawal from a policymaking perspective, rather than just a moral one.