Updated on: August 17, 2021 14:19 IST

Afghanistan crisis: Joe Biden blames Afghan leaders for Taliban takeover

I stand squarely behind my decision. After 20 yrs, I've learned hard way that there was never a good time to withdraw US forces(from Afghanistan). We're clear-eyed about risk, we plan for every contingency.... this did unfold more quickly than we had anticipated: US Pres Joe Biden