Kabul Chaos — But This Is No Time to Overreact

Everyone in the United States is upset, disappointed, and disturbed by the images coming out of Kabul following the collapse of the Afghan government and the return to power of the Taliban. But even as efforts to establish some degree of order to a (so far) disorderly exit continue, some are already heavily engaged in the blame game and eagerly looking to distribute it. One noted national commentator even called for President Joseph Biden’s entire national security staff to be dismissed arguing that they were all “educated but not experienced.”