The claim that he can't send more troops because we'd be at war with the Taliban is nonsense. We've been bombing them this whole campaign - they've chosen not to retaliate in hopes we'll leave without a fight.

Another brigade needs to go in to make sure we can physically evacuate anyone from the Kabul area. And if an insurgency against the Taliban forms and the place descends into total chaos, they'll be able to help any local popular resistance hold the city.

Russia, China, and the EU should be asked to send in brigades of their own. Just in the Kabul area, just as a hedge. Make the Taliban keep their word.

I thought Biden was supposed to be Mr. foreign policy? He can't coordinate an international relief effort?