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Bigger body count: Casualties on the battlefield spiked after commanders in Afghanistan had to ensure that Taliban fighters were carrying weapons and that no civilians would be harmed before they could authorize direct fire against the enemy. (Associated Press)
Photo by: David Guttenfelder
Bigger body count: Casualties on the battlefield spiked after commanders in Afghanistan had to ensure that Taliban fighters were carrying weapons and that no civilians would be harmed before they could authorize direct fire against the enemy. (Associated Press)

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