Fmr. Afghan Interpreter Left Behind in 2021: I Wouldn't Have Helped U.S. if I Knew How Much It Would Endanger My Family

During portions of an interview aired on Friday's "NBC Nightly News," an Afghan man who NBC News Chief Washington Correspondent and Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell said worked as a translator for the State Department and U.S. military for 12 years and still has some relatives in Afghanistan said that if he knew he'd be putting his family at risk by working for the U.S., he wouldn't have worked for the United States to begin with.