The New York Times is Being Too Hard on Joe Biden

Dr. Munr Kazmir
4 min readAug 21, 2021

The debacle in Afghanistan isn’t Biden’s fault. We were all misled for years about U.S. successes in Afghanistan.

A young Afghan girl observes as coalition aircraft provide aerial security during a village clearing operation in northern Khakrez District, May 25, 2011, Kandahar province, Afghanistan. “Operations such as these, conducted by Afghan Commandos with the Afghan National Army’s 3rd Commando Kandak and U.S. Navy SEALs with Special Operations Task Force — South, help legitimize the government of Afghanistan and hinder Taliban influence in the area. Also assisting during the operation were members of the Afghan national police and Ghorak District Chief of Police Alam Guhl. Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force — Afghanistan Media Operations Center.” (Photo: Sgt. Daniel P. Shook)

Readers of the New York Times might have been shocked this morning to see the following headline: “To Save His Presidency, Biden Must Tell the Truth About Afghanistan.