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Over a Million Flee as Afghanistan’s Economy Collapses

ZARANJ, Afghanistan — From their hide-out in the desert ravine, the migrants could just make out the white lights of the Iranian border glaring over the horizon.

The air was cold and their breath heavy. Many had spent the last of their savings on food weeks before and cobbled together cash from relatives, hoping to escape Afghanistan’s economic collapse. Now, looking at the border they saw a lifeline: work, money, food to eat.

Blinken Blindsides an Ally in Guatemala

The migration calamity that exploded in the border city of Del Rio, Texas, this month is the product of bureaucratic incompetence. But Democratic Party politics and progressive ideology have also played big roles in fomenting the crisis.