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Former U.S. envoy to Afghanistan: ‘We all are unhappy' with ‘ugly final phase' of withdrawal

Added 10-24-21 01:29:02pm EST - “Former envoy Zalmay Khalilzad lamented what he described as the "ugly final phase" of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan in an interview on "Face the Nation,'' his first since he resigned.” - Foxnews.com

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Leader of Task Force Pineapple Scott Mann urged the Biden administration to proceed with transparency surrounding the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal.

Former U.S. envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad lamented what he described as the "ugly final phase" of the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan in his first interview since he resigned last week.

Khalilzad, who was tapped in 2018 by then-President Donald Trump as the U.S.'s chief negotiator with the Taliban, told CBS News’ "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan that he left the Biden administration less than two months after its chaotic Aug. 30 withdrawal because internal debates weren't based in reality.

"One reason I left the government, as I wrote in my letter, is that the debate wasn't really, as it should be, based on realities and facts of what happened, what was going on and what our alternatives were," he said. "The decision ultimately was made to put conditions-based aside and follow a calendar basis."

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