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Obama´s America: Unreliable
For Any Good Purpose

Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/13/2014 5:29:47 AM

We have written several times about the logjam on visas for foreign interpreters who served our military during Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The logjam has been particularly egregious for Afghan interpreters. Even Democrats are appalled. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said last year: We have to keep our promise to individuals who risked their lives serving alongside our troops. Failing to act puts lives at further risk and hurts our credibility around the globe. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a veteran of the Afghan war, expressed “deep concern” that “the threat posed to interpreters by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan is being downplayed or disregarded,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: patpgmr, 7/13/2014 10:41:49 AM     (No. 9922352)

I have a friend who led troops in Iraq. Both of his interpreters were assassinated.

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