San Diego-area resident evacuated from Afghanistan

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Bonsall, announced Wednesday, Dec. 1, that an American citizen and San Diego-area resident is on his way home from Afghanistan.“This one was personal. My team and I worked for months to ensure the safe return of Prince Wafa and his wife, and we were amazed by his courage and commitment,” Issa said. “His betrayal by President Biden and the almost limitless delays by this administration were needless and shameful.“He wasn’t the first American left behind, and we are determined that he won’t be the last to come home,” Issa said.Wafa is a small-business owner of convenience stores in the San Diego area.On Aug. 31, the U.S. military officially withdrew from Afghanistan, ending a 20-year conflict that started shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, te
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