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Finger-Pointing and Ass-Covering: No, the CIA Did Not Give Biden Ample Warning

Finger-Pointing and Ass-Covering: No, the CIA Did Not Give Biden Ample Warning

Did you read that article which showed that the CIA gave Biden ample warning that Afghanistan would collapse and that Biden ignored it? Well, if you think you did, then you only read the headline, and not the content. That article and others like it are nothing more than finger-pointers covering their asses. The fact is, this surprised everyone, and anyone telling you different is lying.

Afghanistan, 9/11, Neoconservatism, and Bush: Why We Are Where We Are

Afghanistan, 9/11, Neoconservatism, and Bush: Why We Are Where We Are

There is a mass of criticism against President Biden over the pullout from Afghanistan, but there is one thing I have not heard or read: any evidence that it was possible for him to do better, given the context and starting circumstances. No one has given the slightest indication that Biden did not do everything he could. Maybe he didn’t—but no one has presented evidence that he didn’t. I am not saying that Biden didn’t fumble to whatever extent; all…

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