A college of portraits of Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Farid Noori, and Bilal Sarwary

The U.S. troop withdrawal and Taliban takeover in Afghanistan are more than a distant news story for Afghan alumni of Middlebury. Some of them have shared their experiences recently, including journalist Bilal Sarwary ’10, school director Shabana Basij-Rasikh ’11, and nonprofit founder Farid Noori ’18.

Sources: BBC, WBUR, and Pink Bike


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