Trump’s Deal With the Taliban Draws Fire From His Former Allies

August 19, 2021 ☼ GOPcowardice

Source: The New York Times - Link

They culminated in a February 2020 deal under which the United States agreed to withdraw in return for Taliban promises not to harbor terrorists and to engage in their first direct negotiations with the Afghan government. Mr. Trump’s secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, attended the signing ceremony in Doha and posed for a photo alongside the Taliban leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, which resurfaced this week on social media. Mr. Baradar is widely expected to become the head of a new Taliban government based in Kabul.

The GOP folks want to pin this all on Biden. They’ll probably succeed, but, well, let’s look at the record.