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Secretary of State Blinken faces bipartisan grilling on Afghanistan amid country's rapid collapse

Sep 14, 2021 - The Independent UK

Senators ask the secretary of state about how the administration failed to see that the Afghan government would collapse quickly

Democrat and Republican senators alike grilled Secretary of State Anthony Blinken about the Biden administration's chaotic and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Mr Blinken spoke before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, a day after testifying before the House, and defended the administration's approach. But he faced bipartisan criticism o...