Two decades after Afghanistan witnessed one of the 20th century's most dramatic refugee crises, a quieter exodus is gaining momentum. Last year, at least 50,000 Afghans fled to Europe and Australia, more than twice as many as in 2011.
The flight reflects a growing fear that security will worsen after NATO's military withdrawal by the end of 2014, a date that has taken on near-apocalyptic symbolism in parts of the country.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
With Obama's 2014 deadline approaching, Afghans fleeing their homeland
From the Washington Post:
Posted by Darrin at 1/30/2013