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  • Matt Zeller
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    Matt Zeller is an Afghan War Veteran, fellow with the Truman National Security Project, and the…Read More

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Matt Zeller
Matt Zeller Campaign leader

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 Now it's been revoked.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

The US promised a visa to my Afghan interpreter. Now it's been revoked

the Guardian
US army soldier Matt Zeller with his Afghan interpreter Janis Shinwari. Photo: From Matt Zeller Five years ago, my Afghan interpreter Janis Shinwari saved my life in a firefight against the Taliban. Ever since then, I've been trying to save his as the Taliban placed him on a kill list for his service to the US military. Afghan and Iraqi…Read More
Matt Zeller
Matt Zeller Campaign leader

I'm doing a Reddit IAmA (Ask Me Anything). Please join it now and be sure to up vote it!

I am Matt Zeller and I am trying to save my Afghan interpreter's life from the Taliban. AMA! : IAmA

27 Sep 10am Anna Dhody Curator of the Mütter Museum 27 Sep 12pm Imogen Heap Grammy award winning singer/songwriter 27 Sep 12:15pm Robert Reich Professor, best-selling author, Clinton cabinet member 27 Sep 1pm Mike Boettcher Journalist, Professor and Producer 27 Sep 5pm Jeremy Denk and Kyle Abraham Pianist, writer / choreographer, dancer,…Read More
Matt Zeller
Matt Zeller Campaign leader

I've told you all about Janis. Now watch our story thanks to the kind folks at CBS news.

U.S. vet helps Afghan man with revoked visa
Share this Video: Tweet Who is the "White Widow" terrorist? 1:21 September 27, 2013 Who is the "White Widow" terrorist? Eye-witnesses have described one of the Kenya mall attackers as a Caucasian woman. Some think she could be the so-called "white widow," a British citizen whose husband was a suicide bomber in a 2005 London attack.…Read More
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