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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An ISAF soldier stands guard outside guest houses and the Safi Landmark hotel, the site of a gun battle and car bomb explosion in the Shar-e Naw area of Kabul on February 26, 2010. A suicide bomber set off a huge explosion near an upmarket shopping and hotel complex, and police shot dead two other would-be attackers, officials said. A Frenchman visiting Afghanistan was among at least 17 people killed in a suicide bomb attack on the centre of Kabul, French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said. UPI
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