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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Quassiam holds his 4-year-old sister, Azerha, as Navy hospital corpsmen of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, discuss treatment options as Marines provide security around them in Marjah, Afghanistan on February 10, 2010. Quassiam brought Azerha to Marines after she was struck by a piece of shrapnel after an improvised explosive device exploded near thier home. Azerha was flown to a medical trauma facility and is expected to make a full recovery. UPI/Brian A. Tuthill/U.S. Marines
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