Images from the Afghan war: Week of Feb. 19, 2011

Continued photo coverage from the front lines of the joint U.S., Afghan and NATO military effort in Afghanistan.

 
 

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Members of the U.S. Marine Corps 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment guard an area in Garmser, in southern Afghanistan, after finding a rocket-propelled grenade during a patrol. About 140,000 international troops, two-thirds of them from the United States, are in Afghanistan fighting the militant Islamist Taliban insurgents.


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