12 septembrie 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken first on docket as Afghanistan pullout hearings begin


President Biden’s top national security and foreign policy advisers will be put under the Capitol Hill spotlight over the coming days and weeks, as lawmakers open a series of hearings examining the fatal failures of the administration’s handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal.Secretary of State Antony Blinken is first on the docket, scheduled to appear Monday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee amid rising concern over the prospect that Afghanistan is devolving into an international [...]