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Afghan Interpreters

The Day After Tomorrow: What Congress Needs to Accomplish This Year

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

None of these items are particularly controversial, but represent simple ways that we can save lives, save money, and make laws fairer. It's too early to call it quits for the year -- it will be even more difficult to get anything done next year with half of the Senate running for president.

The US Is Failing Its Friends and Allies

Matt Zeller | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Matt Zeller

I was a guest in their country and they took incredible care of me. And this is how we repay them -- with continuous bureaucratic ineptitude.

WATCH: Army Vet Reunited With His Afghan Interpreter After Helping Him Secure A Visa

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 10.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Matt Zeller, an Army veteran and former CIA officer, made it his personal mission to bring his Afghan interpreter, Janis Shinwari, and his family to t...

Afghan Interpreters Fear For Their Lives As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw

Posted 08.21.2013 | World

As U.S. troops are set to leave Afghanistan in 2014, many Afghan interpreters who have contributed to U.S. operations in the country for years fear fo...

Eline Gordts

No Easy Path For Afghan And Iraqi Interpreters Who Risked Lives For U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 06.23.2013 | World

“The Americans are not going to be here forever,” Taliban militants told Faizi while he was on assignment in a Kandahar prison. “Now we know you...

An Indispensible Ally

Benjamin Lee | Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact
Benjamin Lee

Behind most everything we did in Kandahar, Aminullah was right there, helping us communicate with local leaders. We built roads, schools, clinics, government offices. We brought tribal leaders and government officials together.