Should the West have withdrawn from Afghanistan?

Dr Phillip Cunliffe took part in ‘The Clash’ a news panel on new channel GBNews hosted by Dan Wootton to debate whether Biden and Johnson were correct to ‘bring our boys back home.’

Twenty years after ‘The War on Terror’ and Afghanistan is back in Taliban command. Were the UK right to withdraw troops when they did?

Sharing a panel with Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood and Craig Moynihan, an Afghanistan veteran, Dr Phillip Cunliffe, Senior Lecturer in International Conflict discussed the withdrawal of U.S. and U.K troops from Afghanistan.

As might be expected from this controversial new TV channel, the positions of the panel were not what you might expect from them on this show hosted by Dan Wootton.

Watch the full news panel