FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2001 file photo, defecting Taliban fighters sit on a tank as they cross the frontline near the village of Amirabad, northern Afghanistan. For 10 years, ever since the towers ... more 
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2001 file photo, defecting Taliban fighters sit on a tank as they cross the frontline near the village of Amirabad, northern Afghanistan. For 10 years, ever since the towers fell, the United States has fought a war in a distant land _ in hopes, it says, of protecting American interests and making the world safer from terrorism. Now, as President Barack Obama plans to end U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan by 2014, the question remains as muddy as ever: What happened here? (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Dusan Vranic, File
Sun, Jun 26, 2011 11:11 AM EDT