An Afghan interpreter who helped rescue Joe Biden in 2008, Aman Khalili, lastly escapedAfghanistan with the assistance of U.S. veterans after hiding for weeks in concern for his life. Khalili appeared on “Fox & Friends First” describing the risks for U.S. allies within the war-torn nation amid the Taliban’s “crackdown policies.”

“For them, the life is very dangerous because the Taliban has crackdown policies. They do not have mercy for anybody, especially for people who worked with U.S. forces,” Khalili mentioned. 

“We are infidel for the Taliban. They kill us without reason.”

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“They are scared and they are hiding somewhere and they do not have freedom to get out from their houses. … They are scared of the Taliban,” Khalili defined. 

While the State Department has advised there are round 100 Americans caught in Afghanistan as of mid-September, it stays unclear simply what number of U.S. residents and American allies stay within the war-torn nation. 

The Biden administration has come beneath hearth for not doing sufficient to assist residents and allies escape. Despite this, many veterans teams have organized personal efforts to rescue these who nonetheless want to escape. 

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“There are a lot of people out there,” Khalili said. “They work with the U.S. forces in Afghanistan and still they are there.”

Khalili defined there are lots of individuals in comparable conditions, together with different Afghan interpreters who nonetheless need assistance leaving the nation. 

“I asked Mr. President there are lots of people left behind like me,” Khalili defined. “The president also stepped back and told the press he was going to evacuate all the people who were working with U.S. forces in Afghanistan.”

“A lot of people are waiting and calling me and other people who got out of Afghanistan.”

Khalili fled Afghanistan final week along with his household and was capable of arrive in Islamabad earlier than flying to Doha. He described the treacherous journey to Pakistan touring a whole lot of miles to hunt security for him and his household. 

“It was a very dangerous way and there were a lot of checkpoints,” Khalili mentioned. 

In 2008, Khalili was a part of a crew that deployed to rescue a bunch of U.S. senators, together with Joe Biden, after their Black Hawk helicopters have been pressured to land throughout dangerous climate.