Former CIA agent Bob Baer on Afghanistan withdrawal: ‘We could spend 75 more years there and it will make no difference…It was a waste of everybody’s time and money’

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A Taliban fighter sits on the back of a vehicle with a machine gun in front of the main gate leading to the Afghan presidential palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 16, 2021. The U.S. military has taken over Afghanistan’s airspace as it struggles to manage a chaotic evacuation after the Taliban rolled into the capital. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Bob Baer, one of the most accomplished agents in CIA history, now intelligence and security analyst for CNN, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why President Biden’s decision to withdraw U.S. troop from Afghanistan was a good decision, and what’s next for that region.

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