Deja Vu: Saigon, Vietnam, 1975: Kabul, Afghanistan, 2021
In addition to global warming (floods, fires, destructive storms, water shortages and water pollution), a pernicious pandemic (COVID virus with all its offspring variants), a depressed economy, abuse of power, rabid racism, graft and corruption at all levels – Hubris and Arrogance, the afflictions to which all empires succumb, are but two of America’s tragic flaws.
Pundits, politicians, and sycophants will no doubt debate and thrash the following question: Did President Joe Biden make a huge mistake pulling out of Afghanistan on short notice as per his orders to pull out under the cover of dark – even without properly informing the Afghani government of forwarding the withdrawal timetable?
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Halaby, Raouf J. Professor Emeritus, "Deja Vu: Saigon, Vietnam, 1975: Kabul, Afghanistan, 2021" (2021). Articles. 314.