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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A member of the Afghan parliament cast her ballot as she participates in a vote on President Hamid Karzai's cabinet nominations at the parliament in Kabul on January 2, 2010. Afghanistan's parliament began voting on President Hamid Karzai's cabinet nominees, nearing the end of a long process that should fill the political vacuum with a government, officials said. Parliamentarians began casting secret ballots for 24 ministerial portfolios, with the results expected to be announced late in the day. UPI/Hossein Fatemi
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