The United States evacuated more than 120,000 people from Afghanistan before the withdrawal of U.S. troops in August and subsequent takeover by the Taliban. In an interview for "LA Times Today," reporter Anita Chabria and Emal Salarzai joined host Lisa McRee to share the story of a community in crisis. Parents plead with California son to help them flee Afghanistan https://t.co/ILxq3Ol3Zm — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 15, 2021About 600 people have gotten out since the withdrawal, but it has been primarily through nonprofits in these third-party countries. And the Taliban, I think, is not in the place where they can help those people," Salarzai said. Watch "LA Times Today" at 7 and 10 p.m. Monday through Friday on Spectrum News 1 and the Spectrum News app.
Source: Los Angeles Times December 03, 2021 23:38 UTC