WaPo: “President Biden will withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan over the coming months, people familiar with the plans said, completing the military exit by the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks that first drew the United States into its longest war.”

+ Taliban backs out of Afghan peace conference in Istanbul. On one hand, it’s been two decades and we’ve got to end this at some point. On the other hand, is there any doubt that the Taliban is going to crack down on women and freedom and try to reinstate its sadistic madness?