US troops surge evacuations out of Kabul but threats persist

CIC's Rina Amiri spoke with WTOP about the experiences of vulnerable women and young people in Afghanistan who are trying to flee the country.

"I think there's a lot of people who are trying to stick it out," Amiri said. "Over 65% of the population are youth, they've never lived under Taliban rule... they have this world we take for granted, and they took for granted, and overnight it's shut down."

Listen to the full WTOP episode here.

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Aug 23, 2021
Rina Amiri
Afghanistan
United States, Afghanistan