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U.S. Is Trying to Exit Afghanistan, but Fighting ISIS Could Pull It Back In

The Islamic State and the Taliban are taking over the country, and the battle between the groups could give ISIS the boost it needs after its defeat in Iraq and Syria

A photo of Dr. Zvi Bar'el.
Zvi Bar'el
A photo of Dr. Zvi Bar'el.
Zvi Bar'el

It’s too easy to blame Joe Biden for the tragic developments in Afghanistan, for the many failures in the U.S. withdrawal. These include the lack, or disregard, of intelligence, and the chaos during Afghans' efforts to flee the country at the Kabul airport. Then there's the way applications to leave Afghanistan have been handled, leaving thousands behind.

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