Looking back on the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan — and its impact on people Published August 16, 2022 at 12:40 PM EDT Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 9:20 When U.S. armed forces left Afghanistan a year ago, many aspiring refugees were left behind. NPR’s Tom Bowman talks about the state of U.S. involvement with Afghanistan and its people. This article was originally published on WBUR.org. Copyright 2022 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.