The Nepali Guards Caught in the Chaotic US Evacuation of Afghanistan
By Jenna Mae Biedscheid
A sizable contingent of Nepali contractors provided security for U.S. personnel in Kabul. For them, the withdrawal meant a dangerous evacuation – and sudden unemployment.
Searching for the Next War: What Happens When Contractors Leave Afghanistan?
By Noah Coburn and Peter Gill
As U.S. troops withdraw, many contract employees – most of them from poor countries, including Nepal – are leaving Afghanistan and fanning out around the world.