Former ambassador to Afghanistan on Taliban takeover

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 4:55pm

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President Joe Biden says he stands “squarely behind” his decision to exit Afghanistan. Many are rushing to critique or defend the president, and stake out all the nuances in between. Ryan Crocker, former US Ambassador to Afghanistan, tells The World’s Carol Hills why he’s shocked by the haste and the way the Biden Administration pulled the plug.