Kate Andrews Kate Andrews

Biden risks undermining America’s moral authority

Trump may have set the Afghan plan in motion but Biden landed the final blow

The stars and stripes reflected in the window of the American embassy in Kabul (Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Joe Biden is facing what will likely be the defining event of his presidency. The gains made in Afghanistan are evaporating in record time under his watch. But Biden doesn’t want to be a foreign policy president. He wants to be the man who ended wars, taking credit for America’s Covid recovery, funnelling trillions of dollars into infrastructure and education while the Federal Reserve’s printing presses are warmed up and there’s still appetite to spend.

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