In this Tuesday, May 22, 2012 photo, Afghan National Army soldier Mohammed Khan, 21, poses for a picture at the Chinari outpost in Logar province, east Afghanistan wearing his unit's single helmet. At... more 
In this Tuesday, May 22, 2012 photo, Afghan National Army soldier Mohammed Khan, 21, poses for a picture at the Chinari outpost in Logar province, east Afghanistan wearing his unit's single helmet. At 21, his face is weathered and lined making him look older than his years. Khan is a new recruit from Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province and the only son of an elderly father who can no longer work. He says the Afghan National Army can defend the country after 2014 - "I have trust and belief in the ANA" - and thinks Afghanistan will be better off once the foreign forces are gone, "because when they are gone we will be more able to control our country." He hasn't yet been under fire but says: "I am not afraid of the Taliban. I am only afraid of God." (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Anja Niedringhaus
Sun, Jun 10, 2012 11:39 AM EDT