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Connections: Ellen Smith from Keeping Our Promise on breaking news from Afghanistan

Aug 26, 2021

We begin the first hour with breaking news from Afghanistan, where sources say 13 people were killed in an explosion at the Kabul airport. We're joined by Ellen Smith, executive director of Keeping Our Promise. The organization helps Afghan interpreters who served the U.S. military come to the U.S. on Special Immigrant Visas.

Smith weighs in on the situation in Afghanistan and the state of the evacuation. Our guest: