Men wait outside a privately owned oxygen factory to get cylinders refilled amid a Coronavirus surge, Kabul, Afghanistan, June 19, 2021 (Rahmat Gul/AP)

In a 15-minute discussion, I joined Dublin NewsTalk’s Pat Kenny Show to assess what awaits Afghanistan’s people in light of the withdrawal of US troops by the end of this month.

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Biden was overruled in 2009 when President Barack Obama decided to increase the US troop presence and go all-in with the Afghan Government.

In Biden’s eyes, that effort of more than a decade has not worked.