John Pritchett: Withdrawal Symptoms - Honolulu Civil Beat


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John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.



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About the Author

John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


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It's surprising that so many people are pointing the finger at Biden for the withdrawal from Afghanistan when (in my opinion) much of the blame should go to previous adminstrations that were dumping trillions of dollars into the country seemingly without accountability. Where did all the money go? Certainly not to train a security force or insure a stable government. Look elsewhere to lay the blame. 

angogh · 4 weeks ago

The debate and final report should only deal with the way biden left Afghanistan.  There is no real disagreement as to leaving.The things all of us should ask,  why did biden pull the troops before removing Americans and our allies, why give up the secure Bagram airbase before all are out, why no effort to remove or destroy our military equipment and why were our NATO allies unaware of the midnight withdraw of our troops. There never is an easy way to retreat but this will go down as the worse foreign policy decision the United States and NATO has experienced.It is not a military failure, it is a failure of leadership by the president, the state department and the heads of the joint chiefs.  The intelligence was there and the presidents either completely misread or ignored the reports so as achieve a political win he so desperately needs.  This is not the only chaos underway with his presidency"The buck stops here" sounds good but when he blames everyone possible, he is not accepting responsibility.I do want biden to resign, I want him impeached and to stand before the people of America and the world to explain himself.We need an open and uncensored debate for the truth

anopenmind · 4 weeks ago

We just armed and funded a terrorist state and now thousands of Americans are trapped behind enemy lines. There is no excuse for this level of failure, but apparently that does not stop some people from trying. 

FreeThinker · 4 weeks ago

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