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 Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 file picture, an aircraft flies over Mahmood Raqy in the Kapisa province, 55 kilometers (30 miles) from the Afghan capital Kabul, after releasing its load of bombs on the Taliban village of Khanaqa in the Parwan province as part of the U.S. attempt to help the northern alliance fighters advance toward the capital and other key areas. (AP Photo/Marco Di Lauro, File)

In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 file picture, an aircraft flies over Mahmood Raqy in the Kapisa province, 55 kilometers (30 miles) from the Afghan capital Kabul, after releasing its load of bombs on the Taliban village of Khanaqa in the Parwan province as part of the U.S. attempt to help the northern alliance fighters advance toward the capital and other key areas. (AP Photo/Marco Di Lauro, File)

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