Blinken Admits Afghanistan Blunder Under Grilling from Rubio: ‘We Did Not See This’ Coming

Secretary of Antony Blinken acknowledged in Senate testimony on Tuesday that the Biden administration failed to anticipate Afghanistan collapsing as quickly as it did.

He made the admission under grilling from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), who asked what the administration’s view of the matter was leading up to the United States’ August withdrawal. “The Afghan government was still fractious and corrupt, and the Taliban [had] unchallenged safe haven in Pakistan,” Rubio noted. “Paraphrasing your own words
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