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Lawfare & Goat Rodeo

After 20 years of war, the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan ended in chaos at an airfield in Kabul. Thousands of Afghans who... more

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Episode 7: Adjustment

Mahnaz was a member of a Female Tactical Platoon in the Afghan Military. She was one of tens of thousands... more

20 Jun 2022 · 34 minutes
Episode 6: Allies Refuge

20 years of war and broken bureaucracy culminate during the US withdrawal at the Kabul airport. Thousands of Afghans rush... more

13 Jun 2022 · 57 minutes
Episode 5: Extreme Vetting

We return to Fred—an Afghan combat interpreter who served with American soldiers for more than 13 years. After years of... more

06 Jun 2022 · 40 minutes
Episode 4: Numerical Limitations

Matt Zeller deployed to Afghanistan in 2008, where an Afghan interpreter saved his life. Matt Zeller spent years trying to... more

30 May 2022 · 34 minutes
Episode 3: Ongoing Threat

Fred was born and raised in Afghanistan. In 2004 he took a job as an Afghan interpreter. He ended up... more

23 May 2022 · 31 minutes
Episode 2: A National of Iraq

In 2003 the US started another war with the military invasion of Iraq. There, soldiers, aid workers, diplomats and politicians... more

16 May 2022 · 33 minutes
Episode 1: Faithful and Valuable Service

In order to tell you this story, we need to start at the beginning, just before the U.S. invasion. After... more

16 May 2022 · 34 minutes
Trailer: Allies

From Lawfare and Goat Rodeo, this is Allies. A podcast about America’s eyes and ears over 20 years of war... more

13 Apr 2022 · 2 minutes
Episode 7: Adjustment