The Iraqis We Betrayed

Andrew Sullivan —  Jul 1 2013 @ 3:20pm

A heart-wrenching timeline of emails from an Iraqi who tried to get asylum, after helping the US during the occupation, and who is now dead. It’s from Ira Glass’s This American Life. Of 25,000 visas to the US once authorized, only 5,500 have been issued. This dead man’s emails represent just one of them.