The War in Afghanistan (85 images)

U.S. assistance to the Afghan army and police will be cut by more than half before the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops in 2014, the Pentagon said.
Updated: Feb. 23, 2012 at 12:55 PM
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Afghan police officers get training in Herat, western, Afghanistan, on April 21, 2010. NATO defense ministers have approved a mission to train the Afghan police in paramilitary skills in a bid to cut the force's soaring death rate. NATO is keen to strengthen Afghanistan's security forces so that it can eventually pull its own troops out of the country. UPI/Hossein Fatemi
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