Afghan pullout is 'biggest NATO debacle,' says head of German ruling party – The Times of Israel

BERLIN — The withdrawal of Western troops from Afghanistan is the “biggest NATO debacle” since the founding of the alliance, the head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party says.
With the Taliban sweeping to power after NATO troops withdrew, CDU party chief Armin Laschet says: “It is evident that this engagement of the international community was not successful. It is the biggest debacle that NATO has suffered since its founding, and we’re standing before an epochal change.”
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