Policy chief 'cautiously optimistic' about Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Sgt. Russell Gilchrest
In this file phtoo, a U.S. Army Soldier patrols with Afghan soldiers near the village of Yawez in the Wardak province of Afghanistan, Feb. 17, 2010. The Pentagon's senior leadership attributes the turnaround in Afghanistan to the new strategy which includes changes in coalition tactics to reduce civilian casualties, intensified partnerships to promote the development of Afghan national security forces, and more nonmilitary assets on the ground focused on economic and political development.
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