In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, an Afghan policeman stand guard at a checkpoint of Kandahar Province Southern of Kabul, Afghanistan. Ghazni and neighboring Wardak province have become a hotbed ... more 
In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 photo, an Afghan policeman stand guard at a checkpoint of Kandahar Province Southern of Kabul, Afghanistan. Ghazni and neighboring Wardak province have become a hotbed of insurgent activity in the past year, mainly along the main highway which links Kabul to Kandahar in the south and runs through Gulistani’s home town. Dozens of abductions and killings are reported weekly on the highway, and Afghans are beginning to worry that the nascent Afghan National Security Forces taking over the defense of Afghanistan won’t be up to the job. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Allauddin Khan
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 3:51 AM EDT