The U.S. Looks Poised to Leave Vulnerable Afghans Behind Again

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2022
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One year after the final U.S. military evacuation flight took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, thousands of Afghans remain in temporary housing at a facility in the Persian Gulf. But the State Department may be shutting down operations, leaving about 5,500 Afghans in a desperate limbo.

Abu Dhabi’s Humanitarian City hastily opened to fleeing Afghans last fall and has been generously funded by the United Arab Emirates’ ruling monarchs. The UAE signed an agreement to house those awaiting resettlement for up to 90 days. The implicit understanding:...

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