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Afghan families in Philadelphia frustrated at high bar to help loved ones escape Taliban

Since last July, 40,000 Afghans have applied for humanitarian parole. Slow processing times and a high bar to qualify mean some in Philadelphia have been waiting for months with no word about their friends and family members’ chance to get to safety.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

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Afghan refugees begin arriving in the midstate

Church World Service, a refugee resettlement agency in Lancaster County, is working with 30 people who were temporarily housed at military bases around the country.

By Julia Agos

New book documents 20 years of war and what went wrong in Afghanistan

The United States’ messy withdrawal and the quick Taliban takeover of Afghanistan shouldn’t have been a surprise after one reads the new book The Afghanistan Papers – A Secret History of the War by Pulitzer Prize nominated Washington post reporter Craig Whitlock.

By Scott LaMar