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A private security guard does his best to keep the peace in a vulnerable neighborhood of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Many in the impoverished city say they still feel insecure, even after 10 years of NATO presence in the capital of the province that's the birthplace of the Taliban. (Associated Press)

A private security guard does his best to keep the peace in a vulnerable neighborhood of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Many in the impoverished city say they still feel insecure, even after 10 years of NATO presence in the capital of the province that's the birthplace of the Taliban. (Associated Press)

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