August 23, 2021

Afghanistan chaos tests Democrats’ opposition to US military intervention

Featuring Richard Fontaine

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 the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He served as President of CNAS from 2012-19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009-12...