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Recent Scenes From Afghanistan (PICS)

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posted on Apr, 2 2009 @ 10:37 AM

Since he took office in January, President Barack Obama has ordered an additional 21,000 U.S. troops to be deployed to Afghanistan, which will bring the full U.S. deployment there to a total of 60,000 troops, joining 39,000 coalition troops from 43 countries. The U.S. administration plans to impose benchmarks for progress on both Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan, who struggle with problems tied to tribal rivalries, illegal drug production and distribution, religious factions, general instability and poverty. Collected here are photographs from the past few months of the situation in Afghanistan and the lives that continue to be affected by it. (43 photos total)

Pics Found HERE

These are very powerful in my opinion ... all worth looking at ...

thoughts on them?

[edit on 2-4-2009 by baseball101]

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 11:29 PM
Yeah some of those photos are incredible. Its amazing sometimes how powerful photography can be.

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 11:32 PM
indeed ... i agree some of the pictures just truly stun me ...
on how truly powerful they are

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 11:50 PM
Yes indeed, powerful.
They make a good many points as well as call for reflection.

posted on Apr, 7 2009 @ 11:53 PM
They really hit home for me... I'll be leaving for 15 months this October. Straight into the heart of Afghanistan.

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