When I served as an Embedded Combat Adviser in Afghanistan, my interpreter, Janis Shinwari, saved my life. Now I need you to help me save Janis' life. In 2008, Janis & I were caught in the middle of a firefight. He took swift action when a Taliban shot at me. But beyond that specific incident, Janis served a critical role for me & all of the other troops serving in Afghanistan. Thousands…
Matt Zeller is an Afghan War Veteran, fellow with the Truman National Security Project, and the…Read More
The US promised a visa to my Afghan interpreter. Now it's been revoked. My interpreter saved my life. Now the Taliban want to kill him, and…Read More
Yesterday I heard this powerful story about a U.S. Soldier who's fighting for the Afghan interpreter who saved his life. I was moved but…Read More
Hello. My name is Janis Shenwary. I am an Afghan who served as an interpreter to the US military for over seven years. I have served with many Americans and fought in many battles with them against the Taliban.
Thank you for your interest in helping me and my family get our visas back to come to…Read More
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