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The consequences of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

Clip: 08/19/2022 | 12m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

One year ago this week, Taliban forces entered Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, causing the U.S. to scramble to evacuate thousands of Americans and many more Afghans, who for decades supported U.S. war efforts. But the frantic and deadly withdrawal set off widespread criticisms of President Biden, while the Taliban takeover of the country led to one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

Aired: 08/19/22

Rating: NR

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