Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of a recent piece in The Nation titled, “Washington’s War in Afghanistan Is Over. What Happen’s Now?” joins a panel hosted by CODEPINK to discuss the collapse of the U.S.-backed Afghan government and the Taliban’s return to power.
Who is responsible for this colossal failure? Who should be held accountable and how? And what can be done to ensure that lessons are learned that will stop the U.S. government from future invasions and occupations?
These questions and more are discussed below: