TURES COLUMN: The Kabul evacuation and lessons from a survivor of Saigon

A year ago, as Afghanistan fell, doomed by the Doha Deal with the Taliban signed in 2020, I was thinking of a close friend’s story from graduate school. An Ngo Lang and her family fled South Vietnam in 1975, coming to America. Her story says a lot about the evacuation and resettling in the U.S. Now she’s writing a book about the role of the U.S. military in that event.