The issue of Nato troops in Afghanistan is likely to top the agenda at the alliance's upcoming summit in Romania.
NATO is still struggling to bring security to many parts of the country. The Taliban has regained control of some areas of Afghanistan, particularly in the south, 7 years since the US led invasion drove them from power.
This instability in part fuels the poverty and corruption gripping the country.
Bernard Smith went to meet one family in the capital, Kabul, to see if their life has changed since the fall of the Taliban.