How many American students in Afghanistan?

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Disgusting.  I could see going over there - despite it being a war zone, the US-controlled areas are quite safe (until this nitwit administration got into power) and it would be the experience of a lifetime to visit. From the Sacramento Bee:

Hiding from the Taliban. Caught in the crossfire. Sacramento children are trapped in Afghanistan
Three students from the Sacramento City Unified School District went to Afghanistan to be with a family member who was having heart problems. The children — ages 6, 8 and 9 — and their mother flew there in February and attended school in distance learning through the spring. They spent seven days crammed outside an airport, trying to come home, before bombs ripped through a crowd last week.

Now they're hiding in Kabul.

Humanitarian reasons - got it. Totally valid.  The story covers a few more and then drops this:

The numbers of those known to be trapped are likely to grow, said David Miyashiro, the superintendent of Cajon Valley Union School District in San Diego County. He, along with a local congressman and a tactical team on the ground in Kabul, helped coordinate the extraction of nearly two-dozen students last month.

It was among the first high-profile cases of students stranded in Afghanistan.

"There are thousands of students and children there in the same predicament that will start to unfold, I think, in the coming days and weeks," Miyashiro told The Sacramento Bee in an interview Wednesday night. "Our story was first because we knew them. We knew they were there and raised attention to it.

"But now that there's no travel out of Afghanistan, I think that Afghanistan families will start to show up as missing in school districts in California, in Virginia ... and in other pockets across the southern United States where there are large Afghanistan families located."

This line: "There are thousands of students and children there in the same predicament"

Words fail.  This administration needs to be held accountable.  Heads need to roll and I would advocate for a literal application of that phrase. Treason is punishable by death. The death penalty should never be taken lightly but I think it applies here.

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