Nato allies urge rethink on alliance after Biden’s ‘unilateral’ Afghanistan exit

Financial Times/Helen Warrell, Guy Chazan and Richard Milne

Repost from 8-20-2021

photo of U.S. forces at Kabul airport during withdrawal public domain

“European allies had hoped Joe Biden’s election to the US presidency would bolster Nato’s relevance after Donald Trump’s acrimonious tenure. Washington’s messy withdrawal from Afghanistan is prompting a rethink.”

USAGOLD note: Financial Times chronicles some of the early geopolitical fallout from the Afganistan withdrawal.  An elevated concern for the Biden Administration has to be the 10,000 to 15,000 Americans still stranded there, according to press reports.

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