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Abandoned by America and hunted by the Taliban, an Afghan fighter pilot faces new threats

Thousands of Afghans who worked with the U.S. military are trying to get visas promised to them when they took the jobs. Naiem Asadi was one of Afghanistan’s most celebrated military helicopter pilots who was trained by Americans to fight. But now, abandoned by the U.S., hunted by the Taliban, and threatened by his own government, he faces new dangers. Jane Ferguson and Emily Kassie report.

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