ICYMI - The Mission to Save Our Allies


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Last year, the world watched as the US began withdrawing it's forces from Afghanistan. As the country fell back into the hands of the Taliban, thousands of American allies and partners desperately sought ways out of the country. This one of the three episodes we did covering the efforts to save Americans and Afghans during the weeks leading to the fall of Afghanistan. The story isn't over yet...


With the Taliban now in control and U.S. forces withdrawing, Afghans desperate to find a way out turned to U.S. veterans they had served alongside for help. Some of those veterans heeded their call and went to their rescue.

Save Our Allies Coalition's Chad Robichaux, Nick Palmisciano, and The Diplomat's Catherine Putz take us into the story of a broken immigrant visa program, a high stakes rescue mission, and the tragic story of how busloads of orphans were left behind...

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