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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
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Topic - Nick Stout
Over the past six months, U.S. troops have wrested the school away from insurgents. They've hired Afghan contractors to rebuild it, and lost blood defending it.
The war in Afghanistan enters its 10th year Thursday with key players hedging their bets, uncertain whether the Obama administration is prepared to stay for the long haul, move quickly to exit an increasingly unpopular conflict, or do something in between.
In Senjeray, "there are teachers ... and we've found them and talked to them," said Army Capt. Nick Stout, a company commander from the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment.
Instead of the peace the elders promised, attacks increased, Capt. Stout said.