A Secret CIA Gate at Kabul Airport Became an Escape Path for Afghans
WORLD · POLITICS · U.S.
October 12, 20217 min read, 1365 words

A Secret CIA Gate at Kabul Airport Became an Escape Path for AfghansA Secret CIA Gate at Kabul Airport Became an Escape Path for Afghans

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Published: October 12, 2021  |  7 min read, 1365 words
While thousands of people crowded outside the main gates of the Kabul airport seeking to escape Afghanistan in August, the Central Intelligence Agency opened a back door about 2 miles away along the northern perimeter of the airfield. Known by various code names, including Glory...
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This is a great investigative story that helps explain how the U.S. government was able to selectively assist certain Afghans out of the country during the chaotic final week. The reporting is very balanced, clear, and tells the story of the people operating the gate and those who hurriedly made their way through to the Kabul airport.
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