President Joe Biden is taking heat from all sides after saying Monday that he stands “squarely” behind his decision to withdraw remaining U-S troops from Afghanistan. Carleton College Political science professor Steven Schier says there hadn’t been an American casualty in the region in 17 months…

“So the situation, while not ideal, it was a stalemate, was not a big danger to American lives and American security before he pulled the plug, pulling the plug, we now have a humanitarian disaster and a Taliban regime.”

The Taliban effectively gained control of the capital city of Kabul after the Afghan President fled the country.