Afghanistan War (55 images)

As 2009 began a lot of the talk regarding the war in Afghanistan mirrored the buzz at that time about the future of the United States. The words 'hope' and 'change' seemed to be continually fluttering about and the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama seemed like it could signal a turning point for both countries. But hope is sometimes fickle when allowed to grow too large, and at times like these its preferred form of motion is that of a pendulum: the further you swing forward on it,...
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