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'Varying Degrees Of Worry' — UA Faculty, Staff Working To Help Afghan Colleagues Leave Their Country

Published: Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 11:20am
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Hundreds of Americans and Afghan citizens that worked with the U.S. over the past two decades remain in Afghanistan; many are trying to leave the country now that the Taliban has taken control.

Among them are 12 people and their immediate families who worked with the University of Arizona through a partnership with a university in Kabul.

Faculty and staff at the UA have been working to try to help their colleagues leave Afghanistan.

To learn about those efforts, The Show spoke with Anne Betteridge, director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona.

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