In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 photo, U.S. Maj. Gen. James C. McConville speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the ISAF base in Bagram, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's security forces ... more 
In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 photo, U.S. Maj. Gen. James C. McConville speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the ISAF base in Bagram, Afghanistan. Afghanistan's security forces managed to hold their own against the Taliban in pitched battles this summer, but U.S. and NATO officials said the fledgling army and police are not ready yet to sustain a long and drawn out war against a resilient insurgency that shows no signs of giving up after 12 years of fighting. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rahmat Gul
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