US President Joe Biden bows his head at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on August 29, during a casualty return of the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden bows his head at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on August 29, during a casualty return of the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26. Photo: AP
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

For all of America’s faults, its retreat from the world is not good news

  • Stung by the Afghan war, the US will turn isolationist after a century of globalisation. This will cost the world its economic growth and, more importantly, put peace at risk

US President Joe Biden bows his head at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on August 29, during a casualty return of the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden bows his head at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on August 29, during a casualty return of the 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 26. Photo: AP
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