Village elders and tribal leaders look on during a jirga hosted by the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, ... more 
Village elders and tribal leaders look on during a jirga hosted by the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Battalion 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 at Combat Outpost Monti in Kunar province, Afghanistan. The jirga brought together roughly 175 village elders and tribal leaders to discuss solutions for recent insurgent activity in the area and also to encourage dialogue amongst the district's many rival tribes. (AP Photo/David Goldman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Goldman
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 8:03 AM EDT