Biden Defends U.S. Exit From Afghanistan: ‘It Was Time to End This War’

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President Joe Biden declared an end to two decades of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, offering an impassioned defense of his withdrawal and rejecting criticism that it was mishandled.

“I was not going to extend this forever war, and I was not extending a forever exit,” he said in remarks from the State Dining Room at the White House on Tuesday.

“It was time to end this war,” he added later in the speech, pounding his fist on his lectern.

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