"America alone is not the answer to stopping" the insurgency, said Capt. Stout, 27, who wasn't old enough to order a drink in his home of Lake Orion, Mich., when the war began.
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"It kind of begs the question: What is it? What's the answer?" he said at the joint U.S.-Afghan outpost near Kandahar.