With the allied defeat in Afghanistan, the world has become a much more dangerous place.
Tom Tugendhat holds Boris Johnson partly to blame and insists that it is the worst foreign policy error since Suez. It is easy to see why Boris has kept Tugendhat out of the government, for he is knowledgeable and honourable. He is also passionate, which in this instance may cloud his judgment. It is a worse decision than Suez, but – for once – the PM is not to blame. This disaster was made in America. President Biden’s decision was immoral, strategically naive and plain stupid.