POLITICO Dispatch

Biden's Taliban problem

Episode Summary

Biden is withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in favor of a new diplomatic strategy, but recent military gains by the Taliban are complicating peace negotiations. POLITICO’s Alex Ward reports. Plus, Canada will open its borders to vaccinated Americans next month. And a judge hands down the first felony sentence tied to the Capitol riot.

Episode Notes

Biden is withdrawing all U.S. troops from Afghanistan in favor of a new diplomatic strategy, but recent military gains by the Taliban are complicating peace negotiations. POLITICO’s Alex Ward reports. Plus, Canada will open its borders to vaccinated Americans next month. And a judge hands down the first felony sentence tied to the Capitol riot.

Alex Ward is a national security reporter for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.
Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio.

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