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Afghan Translators

The "Moderate Muslims" We Left Behind

Eli Williamson | Posted 11.24.2016 | Politics
Eli Williamson

If we are to view translators in both Iraq and Afghanistan as an integral part of our national security, then we must also combat anti-intellectuals who demand that the Muslim community flash their "moderate Muslim" card every time violence is done under the pretense of Islam.

Afghan Translator Details Struggle To Get A Visa After Aiding U.S. Soldiers

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.21.2015 | Home

Working as a translator for U.S. forces in Afghanistan carried a heavy price for Mohammad Usafi. He's faced threats on his life and suffered through t...

Afghan Translator Desperate To Bring Threatened Family To U.S.

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.30.2014 | Impact

When Mohammad, 24, told his father that he was offered work as a translator with the U.S. military, his dad was thrilled. He felt this was the best wa...

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.

Afghan Translators Risk Lives To Deliver Voice Of America

GlobalPost | Jean MacKenzie and Rateb Muzhda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORWARD OPERATING BASE WILSON, Afghanistan -- Hamayon, a 24-year-old Afghan interpreter for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan's dangerous south, worries le...