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Opinion

America's Afghan misadventure is not Biden's 'Saigon moment'

Predictions about what will follow should be accompanied with a degree of humility

| Afghanistan
A U.S. Chinook helicopter flies over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, August 15, as the Taliban began entering the Afghan capital from all sides.   © AP

Lionel Barber is former editor of the Financial Times. He is author of "The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times."

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