• Eugene Puryear

Inside the US Pullout from Afghanistan: This Ambassador-Turned-Activist Has Done it Before

Updated: Aug 30, 2021

Blasts rocked Kabul airport yesterday, with more than 170 people killed. Ann Wright, US Army Colonel & State Department official in Afghanistan who resigned in protest of the invasion of Iraq and became an anti-war activist, was acting ambassador in Sierra Leone after a violent coup against the government required the US embassy to evacuate. What should this evacuation and US acknowledgement of its defeat look like?

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