There is already a backlog of over 17,000 Afghan nationals and 53,000 of their family members awaiting visa approval.
The Congressional Progressive Caucus pressed the Biden administration to provide as much humanitarian aid as possible.
Media watchers called out the white supremacist tropes right-wing media were invoking in talking about the refugees.
When it comes to Afghanistan, much of the media are pretending history doesn’t exist.
Biden’s Monday remarks focused on “the decision to end the war” and ignored criticism about his abandonment of Afghans.
In recognizing brutal Taliban violence, let’s not argue the Afghanistan War should have been longer or more forceful.
The analysis comes as lawmakers and humanitarian groups implore Biden to open the U.S. to vulnerable Afghans.
The GOP appears to be taking a sudden about-face on whether or not the U.S. should continue occupying Afghanistan.
Progressives argue that the U.S. has a responsibility toward “refugees fleeing the consequences of our actions.”
Journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses the history of the Taliban and its current standing in the international community.