A New Jersey military base is the only U.S. site still accepting Afghan refugees from overseas safe havens, with four planes arriving each week. 11,000 people currently live on the base, where their hope, fear and boredom are palpable.
Mobile library restarts in Afghan capital, delighting children
The Taliban face condemnation from Western nations and allies for their summary execution of former Afghan security forces, as reported by @hrw . “We will continue to measure the Taliban by their actions," not just nice pronouncements.
When Afghanistan fell so quickly to the Taliban, had the group already infiltrated Kabul & other Afghan cities? @margheritamvs 's reporting for the @WSJ indicates it had. Our conversation, from today's GPS:
21 nations, EU express concern over reported killings, disappearances of former Afghan security force members
Members of the Afghan national boxing team are seeking refuge in the West, hoping to continue both their careers and their lives without danger or fear.
Obaidullah Ramin, former Minister of Agriculture, has passed away due to a sickness in Turkey. He was educated in Turkey & was considered a nonpartisan in the Afghan politics. Mr. Ramin was a Sunni Hazara & was widely respected, majorly in north & central Afghanistan.
I want to know where the outrage was when, year after year, I and others in the Senate tried to get more SIVs to protect our Afghan allies, or when the Trump administration was giving away the rights of Afghan women and girls during peace talks with the Taliban.
Latest pictures from Kabul Airport. People are on their own now while the world watches in silence. Only sane advise to Afghan people…RUN
George Stinney Jr. He was fourteen. Three months after being arrested, he was executed on this day in 1944. They used a bible as a booster seat when they sat him in the electric chair. Seventy years later, he was exonerated for the murder of 2 white girls.