The ones we ought to be taking some responsibility for, and aren't. Full marks to Richard Colebourne for continuing to highlight the issue.
He notes that, according to the Washington Post, the same thing seems to be happening to those who helped the Americans.
We'll use you for what we can get, and do as little as we can afterwards. That seems to be the message. One comment on Richard Colebourne's article says "all I can say is that I'm ashamed to be British". Yes, exactly.
If you do nothing else, at least sign the petition at http://ourcampaign.org.uk/interpreters