Quil Lawrence is a BBC correspondent based in Baghdad.
Quil Lawrence appears in the following:
Monday, September 20, 2021
On the 10th anniversary of the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell," the White House announced a policy change to help get VA benefits to veterans who were kicked out of the military for their sexuality.
Saturday, September 04, 2021
The massive U.S. airlift out of Kabul was a feat of logistics and stamina. But it was also marred by chaos and violence. Somehow, an unlikely coalition formed to try and help get Afghans out.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
The evacuation of Kabul, over 120,000 people in two weeks, is one of the biggest airlifts in history. It was also a chaotic stampede of tens of thousands of Afghans fleeing the Taliban.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
U.S. troops have left Afghanistan, ending America's longest war. Biden has detailed outreach efforts to Americans in Afghanistan.
Saturday, August 28, 2021
Latest developments in the evacuation effort in Afghanistan.
Friday, August 27, 2021
Dozens are dead, including several U.S. service members, after a terrorist attack at the Kabul airport. President Biden says the evacuation of Americans and Afghan allies will continue.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Pentagon officials have been briefing reporters on Thursday's deadly attacks in Afghanistan. U.S. Marines were among those killed in two explosions outside the Kabul airport.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
President Biden has specifically said he expects all American citizens can be evacuated by next week. He was less emphatic about getting out all the other people that America has pledged to help
Monday, August 23, 2021
As the Biden administration looks for ways to speed up the evacuation of American citizens and others from Afghanistan, the Defense Department has activated the Civil Reserve Air Fleet.
Sunday, August 22, 2021
President Biden delivered remarks from the White House about the ongoing effort to evacuate thousands of people from Kabul, Afghanistan.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
A report ordered by his own attorney general found that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women. Cuomo has denied wrongdoing and apologized for what he said were misunderstandings.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
A new report from New York's attorney general alleges that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and violated federal and state laws.
Friday, July 30, 2021
Some 200 Afghan special visa holders and their families arrived in the U.S. Thursday. Many Afghans who worked with U.S. forces haven't left, and there have been reprisal killings by the Taliban.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Thousands of Afghans who worked with U.S. forces were promised a U.S. visa in return. With American troops all but gone, it's unclear how the Biden administration will be able to keep that promise.
Monday, July 26, 2021
Thousands of Afghans who have been promised U.S. visas are facing death threats from the Taliban, and the U.S. effort to evacuate them is facing daunting hurdles.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Every day of Lyla Kohistany's life, her native country was at war. But the first time she really saw the place, she was a 25-year-old U.S. Navy intelligence officer.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
The war in Afghanistan changed the way the U.S. fights wars — especially in regards to civilian casualties. The latest episode of the NPR podcast Rough Translation tells the story of Marla Ruzicka.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
'Six Days In Fallujah' is based on the fight between U.S. troops and Iraqi opposition forces in 2004. The project was shelved for a decade, but the creator says it offers a serious look at the battle.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
As 20 years of war draw to a close, a divide separates those who served and those who haven't. The "civ-mil divide" can leave veterans alienated and civilians unfamiliar with what it means to serve.
Monday, May 31, 2021
The new season of the NPR podcast Rough Translation focuses on the growing divide between civilians and the military. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to the podcast co-host Quil Lawrence.