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The Taliban is taking control of Kabul. What should President Biden do?

The Taliban took control of Kabul overnight, with chaotic scenes emerging of people trying to fle...

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16.44 16 Aug 2021


The Taliban is taking control of Kabul. What should President Biden do?


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16.44 16 Aug 2021


The Taliban took control of Kabul overnight, with chaotic scenes emerging of people trying to flee Afghanistan in any way they can. 

US President Joe Biden is facing mounting pressure over his handling of the situation and the US response to what is unfolding. Speaking just 6 week’s ago, Biden said the situation we are now witnessing was unlikely.

Matt Mayer, US Public Policy expert and a former senior official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security joined Kieran on Monday's edition of The Hard Shoulder to discuss what the US President could do.


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