The Heartland Institute’s Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode #309 of the In The Tank Podcast. Will the ongoing debacle in Afghanistan derail the Biden Administration’s domestic policy agenda like climate change? The ITT crew discusses this and more. Also, China’s interest in Afghanistan’s lithium deposits has MAJOR implications for the future of America’s energy industry.


CBS News – How climate change helped strengthen the Taliban

Forbes – U.S. Climate Agenda In The Aftermath of The Afghanistan Withdrawal

Breitbart – Taliban Vows to Help Fight Climate Change

AlJazeera – As US exits Afghanistan, China eyes $1 trillion in minerals

CFR – Why Major Belt and Road Investments are Not Coming to Afghanistan


NYT – House Passes $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan for Vast Expansion of Safety Net

ATR – List: Tax Hikes to Expect in the Dems’ $3.5 Trillion Plan

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