Afghan war enters 10th year

The war in Afghanistan, which began in 2001 with a lightning rout of the Taliban, has transformed into a counterinsurgency with no end in sight.

In this July 11, 2010 file picture, U.S. soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, has his head shaved by the light of a flashlight at Combat Outpost Ware in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)

In this July 11, 2010 file picture, U.S. soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, has his head shaved by the light of a flashlight at Combat Outpost Ware in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer, File)

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