Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) - "Why are the Americans in our land? What can I say, we are powerless" - The words of an Afghan farmer, Khan Mohmad, who fled war-torn Helmand province, leaving his land behind and finding refuge in a dreary camp on the outskirts of Kabul.
He's not the only one discontent and scared of America's intentions when it comes to the war in Afghanistan.
"The Americans are bringing us devastation, they are not helping. If they were helping us, then why are there 770 displaced families freezing in this camp?" says Juma Khan.
In Kabul, you sometimes get a different Afghan perspective. Many here say that they welcome the international community's efforts and a possible troop increase. They say their country is not ready to do it on its own.
Read more perspectives from the Afghan people by CNN correspondent Atia Abawi in Afghanistan