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USA/Afghanistan. Congress’ Afghanistan Oversight Marred By Politics (Jacqueline Feldscher, Defense One)

In Congress’ first oversight hearing on America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, lawmakers focused on political mudslinging and blaming the other party instead of asking legitimate questions about the chaotic evacuation effort and the security of the country.

The House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing is just the latest incidence of Democrats attempting to spread blame for Afghanistan among the four bipartisan administrations that oversaw the war, while Republicans sought to pin the failure squarely on President Joe Biden.

Congress’ Afghanistan Oversight Marred By Politics – Defense One