New U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker gestures, as he speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Crocker said the recent string of assassinations ... more 
New U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker gestures, as he speaks during a press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Crocker said the recent string of assassinations could be an indication that the Taliban "have been damaged to the point that they are resorting to terrorist attacks." (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Musadeq Sadeq
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 4:40 AM EDT