Almost one year ago, US forces departed Afghanistan after two decades of war. Their enemy was the Taliban, who didn’t wait for all American soldiers to leave before taking over the country.
One year later, Afghanistan is in shambles. The country’s economy has tanked, food shortages abound and women and girls face new restrictions on their freedoms. Still, most Americans believe President Joe Biden made the right call by ending this “forever war.”
On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer speaks to former US marine and CIA officer Elliot Ackerman, whose new book “The Fifth Act,” details the chaotic American withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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