The Last Officer at Abbey Gate


Consular officer Alan Eaton helped scores of Afghans at risk evacuate from Kabul, working from inside the Abbey Gate the airport at exactly the moment when our friend Toobah was on the other side of the gate, trying to get through.  As Alan explains, “This is Jews in Germany, 1940: These people have to get out.”  Some did get out, some didn’t.  Alan shares these human moments.

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