November 23, 2021

Struggling in Limbo

Maria and Julio are joined by Rowaida Abdelaziz, national reporter for the HuffPost covering immigration and Islamophobia, and Ali Latifi, Kabul correspondent for Al Jazeera English, to talk about the aftermath of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. They discuss the growing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the impact on Afghan women and the latest with refugee resettlement. ITT Staff Picks: - Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees who were relocated to U.S. military bases are living in limbo with limited access to essentials, reports Rowaida Abdelaziz for HuffPost.  - For Insider, Ali Latifi reports on the situation in Mazar-e-Sharif following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, including murders, a hoax security alert and an overall sense of unease. - Politico interviewed State Department employees, government officials and advocates about the “desperation and disorganization” that followed in the days after Kabul fell, and the mental health impact this had on staff.  Photo credit: AP Photo/Bram Janssen  

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