As the US prepares to leave, many Afghans face the prospect of being left behind. Their desperation is electric. During the time I was in Taliban-controlled Mazar-e-Sharif and now from the safety of Uzbekistan, I have interviewed many Afghans. One can hear the dream of freedom dimming in their voices. This is a human rights tragedy and will break your heart.
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