Afghan interpreters who worked with the FBI, the State Department, and other U.S. agencies in Afghanistan could be deemed ineligible for U.S. visas by the 2017 defense appropriation bill, according to advocacy groups.
The U.S. State Department said this week that it would scrap its rule changes to the visa program for Afghan military interpreters, which advocacy groups said had retroactively made thousands of applicants ineligible for the program.
A Marine wrongfully accused of killing civilians says that President Obama’s new Afghanistan war commander is unqualified to lead coalition forces.
This morning Alana Goodman reported on a maddening, immoral development in the ongoing effort to rescue Afghan interpreters who served the U.S. military loyally, only now to find themselves in grave danger as Afghanistan falls apart:
Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad last month have been freed, the State Department said Tuesday.
Afghan translators who worked for the United States military could find themselves ineligible for U.S. visas due to a recent State Department decision that retroactively changed the requirements for applicants.
Terrorists in Afghanistan control more territory than at any time since 2001, as America’s grip on the country continues to unravel amid an unprecedented spike in violence that has made Afghanistan more dangerous than ever, according to a new government oversight report.
Army Human Resources Command has recommended that the Green Beret who confronted an Afghan police commander for raping a young boy be kicked out of the service.
The White House has now given U.S. military commanders in Afghanistan the legal authority to pursue and attack ISIS militants in Afghanistan.