A Defensive Biden Argues There Was No Exit From Afghanistan ‘Without Chaos Ensuing’

Posted by on August 18, 2021 5:32 pm
Categories: US National Stories

President Joseph Biden speaks at the White House on Aug 18, 2021, on the COVID-19 response and vaccination program. The same day he spoke to ABC News about Afghanistan.

The president, on an apparent defensive, told ABC News it was “a simple choice” to withdraw U.S. forces, and faulted the Afghan government and its military for not more forcibly defending the capital.

(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

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