No one predicted the collapse of the Afghan Army -Blinken

"Even the most pessimistic assessments did not predict that government forces in Kabul would collapse while U.S. forces remained," Blinken said.

Lawmakers kicked off what could be a long series of high-intensity hearings about the chaotic end to America's longest war.

Fireworks are expected, given the amount of finger-pointing over how the two-decade-long U.S. presence in the country ended. Some Republicans have called on President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Blinken all to resign.

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