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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Lance Cpl. Mark Trent, a scout sniper with 3rd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, provides security inside a compound in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan on February 16, 2010. The Marines took shelter inside the compound after clearing it for insurgents and improvised explosive devices. UPI/Tommy Bellegarde/U.S. Marine Corps
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