August 23, 2021

Afghanistan chaos tests Democrats’ opposition to US military intervention

Source: Financial Times

Journalist: Katrina Manson

“Now that America’s participation [in Afghanistan] is ending on such a negative note, there may well be a rethinking of the balance between US action and non-intervention,” Richard Fontaine said. “If Afghanistan becomes a sanctuary for terrorists with global reach . . . then I think the likeliest outcome is we go back in, just like we did with Iraq.”

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  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...