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The Afghanistan Withdrawal

These Girls Represented A New Hope For Afghanistan. Now They Are ‘Left To The Wolves’

Posted on · For the past six years, the American NGO Ascend has helped Afghani girls train to become mountain climbers. To many, they represented a new hope for women in Afghanistan. Now the NGO is working desperately to help them escape the Taliban.

US Army Sgt. Skyler Rosenberry of Pennsylvania, left, and an Afghan interpreter, center, from First Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division speak to an Afghan man during a foot patrol in West Now Ruzi village, district Panjwai, Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)


Family Of Slain Afghan U.S. Military Interpreter Headed To Houston After 10-Year Visa Delay

Posted on · The Mohammed family case highlights the deadly cost of long visa wait times for Afghan and Iraqi war interpreters and others who have served alongside the U.S. military. Some 18,000 Afghan families have pending visa applications to come to the United States, as they live in life-threatening conditions.

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