Afghanistan Disaster Debacle in Kabul Could Overshadow Biden's Presidency

U.S. President Joe Biden wanted to end the war in Afghanistan and pull America's troops out as quietly as possible. Instead, the chaos and the bloodbath in Kabul could cripple his presidency.
By René Pfister in Washington, D.C.
American Commander-in-Chief Joe Biden

American Commander-in-Chief Joe Biden

Foto: Erin Scott - White House / ZUMA Wire / imago images
DER SPIEGEL 35/2021
SPIEGEL International
NATO soldiers assist with the evacuation effort at the Kabul airport: The "blame game" has already begun in Afghanistan.

NATO soldiers assist with the evacuation effort at the Kabul airport: The "blame game" has already begun in Afghanistan.

Foto: STAFF SGT. Victor Mancilla / UPI Photo / imago images