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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Burqa clad Afghan woman pass by U.S. soldiers, as world observes International Women's Day, in Herat Afghanistan on March 8, 2010. Afghanistan's independent human rights watchdogs and civil society organizations are reporting that gender violence has reached an alarming level in the country and efforts must be redoubled to tackle it. UPI/Hossein Fatemi
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