no trump And Biden administrations US intelligence has warned that the Afghan army’s resistance to the Taliban could collapse “within days” after an overly hasty withdrawal, according to the former CIA’s counterterrorism chief.
And press accounts of the decision-making process in the White House in recent days indicate that Joe Biden led to the belief that it could take 18 months for Kabul and Ashraf Ghanigovernment to fall. Last week, unnamed officials were widely quoted as saying that it could take anywhere from 30 to 90 days.
Speaking to the nation on Monday“The truth is that this happened more quickly than we expected,” Biden said.
Douglas LondonThe former head of counterterrorism at the CIA for South and Southwest Asia, said the president was “misleading at best.”