Afghanistan and the tragic verdict on post-9/11 America
Will US politics learn from the current situation? Afghanistan’s recent history has been a lesson in how America’s instinct to see the rest of the world as either for or against can lead it astray. Edward Luce explains how Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw, like many others in the past two decades, was shaped by domestic concerns. Given the quickly evolving situation in Afghanistan, some of the events depicted in this story may have changed since the time of publication.
From Financial Times