Tony Blinken must go for Afghan disaster, trying to bury its ugly truth

Day 2 of the Antony Blinken show was worse than Day 1: Testifying to the Senate the morning after a savage House grilling, he still had no clear answers to basic questions about the Afghan-pullout fiasco — only gray evasion.

Even many Democrats hit hard. “The execution of the US withdrawal was clearly and fatally flawed,” said Sen. Bob Menendez (D‑NJ). “This committee expects to receive a full explanation of this administration’s decisions on Afghanistan since coming into office last January. There has to be accountability.”

But Blinken, a yes-man at Biden’s side for two decades of disastrous foreign policy, took no responsibility, again fingering Team Trump for the whole debacle and sidestepping questions that would expose his own culpability. 

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