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The Hunt: Desperate attempts to escape Afghanistan

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FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2021, file photo, hundreds of people gather near a U.S. Air Force C-17 transport plane at the perimeter of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. A school district in a San Diego suburb that is home to a large refugee population says many of its families who had taken summer trips to Afghanistan to see their relatives have gotten stuck there with the chaos following the withdrawal of U.S. troops. (AP Photo/Shekib Rahmani)

For weeks, harrowing stories about Afghans’ desperate scrambles to get out of Afghanistan have emerged.

On this week’s episode of “The Hunt, with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,” retired Marine Thomas Praxedes tells a dramatic story about his efforts to help an Afghan interpreter.


Retired marine on his efforts to help an Afghan interpreter


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