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An Afghan woman, Bibi Hur, cries over her injured daughter at a hospital in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011. Bibi Hur has lost three of her children and two more injured by a road side bomb, Hur said. The roadside bomb killed at least 20 passengers traveling on a minibus Thursday in western Afghanistan, another example of civilians being caught in the crossfire of the fighting between Taliban insurgents and the U.S.-led coalition. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi). August 20, 2011

Afghan street children collect free ration from a World Food Program and local agency Ashiana distribution center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 26, 2011. An Afghan aid agency, Ashiana, and the World Food Program have been involved in a joint venture to provide education and food to families of thousands of Afghan street children, who go there for food and education in the afternoons. World Food Program has cut down school meals, food-for-training activities and food-for-work programmes in about half of Afghanistan's 34 provinces due to shortage of funds. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). July 29, 2011

Afghans stand near the bodies of civilians who were killed in an overnight raid in Matoon village on the outskirts of Khost in Matoon, Afghanistan, Thursday July 14, 2011. A local government official in eastern Afghanistan says NATO troops killed seven civilians in an overnight raid wheninternational troops stormed into Matoon village on the outskirts of Khost city around midnight and fired into the windows of houses. (AP Photo/Nishanuddin Ahingar). July 17, 2011

Afghan disabled men march during an anti Pakistan demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, July 2, 2011. Several hundred people demonstrated against rocket attacks that have killed an estimated 36 civilians along the eastern border with Pakistan in recent weeks. Pakistan's army has said no rounds were intentionally fired but that some may have accidentally fallen in Afghanistan in fighting with militants carrying out cross-border attacks. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq). July 3, 2011

An Afghan refugee woman looks out of her makeshift house at a refugee camp on World Refugee Day in Kabul, Afghanistan Monday, June 20, 2011. Millions of refugees live inside Afghanistan and in other counties after two decades of war and occupation by the USSR and the US. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq). June 23, 2011

An Afghan man, injured in the suicide attack gestures from an ambulance in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 18, 2011. Men dressed in Afghan army uniforms stormed the police station near the presidential palace and opened fire. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). June 19, 2011

Girls, who sell water, sit on a grave at a cemetery in Kabul June 5, 2011. (REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail) June 5, 2011

Afghans remove the lifeless body of a victim of a suicide attack in Alingar, Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Monday, May 23, 2011. A suicide bomber attacked a gathering of tribal leaders, killing four tribal elders and wounding 14 others who were having lunch at a hotel, governor's spokesman Faizanullah Patan said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) May 26, 2011

Afghans try to carry a wrapped victim of bomb attack in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, May 18, 2011. Afghan officials say at least 10 people have been killed in a bomb attack on a police bus that was carrying people to a police academy in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) May 21, 2011

Taliban fighters pose with weapons as they sit in their compound at an undisclosed location in southern Afghanistan in this May 5, 2011 picture. (REUTERS/Stringer) May 8, 2011

A relative, left, comforts a wounded child lying beside her wounded mother at the hospital in Ghazni, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday April 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad) April 23, 2011

Afghani residents of Sher Darwaza carry their daily needs as they climb up and down a few times a day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday April 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) April 14, 2011

Afghans chant "Down with America, Down with Oama" and other anti US slogans during a demonstration in Mazar-i- Sharif north of Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, April. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Mustafa Najafizada) April 1, 2011

An Afghan boy carries a container of water in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 16, 2011. Nearly ten years after the U.S. invaded, most Afghans lack basic infrastructure and services. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) March 19, 2011

Afghan refugee women from Helmand, wait for their turn to receive free ration at World Food Program (WFP) distribution center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, March 7, 2011. In the last four months WFP has provided food rations to hundreds of thousands of Afghan families mostly widows, refugees, the disabled and poor families who have suffered greatly under Operation Enduring Disaster. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) March 7, 2011

A boy, injured during a NATO air strike, lies on a hospital bed in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province February 20, 2011. Joint operations by Afghan forces and NATO-led foreign troops killed 64 civilians in Kunar, including many women and children, over the past four days, the governor of Kunar said on Sunday.( REUTERS/Stringe) February 20, 2011

Afghan refugee boys wait for their lunch outside their home inside a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Feb, 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Ahmad Nazar) February 14, 2011

An Afghan immigrant with his lips sewn shut, is carried after collapsing during an one-month hunger strike in Athens, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. Six Afghans have sewn their lips shut as part of the protest, to pressure the Greek government into granting them refugee status. Greece is the European Union's busiest transit point for illegal immigration, with figures showing about 90 percent of immigrants caught entering the bloc illegally are caught in Greece. The country is planning to build a fence along a 12.5-kilometer (eight-mile) section of its northeastern border with Turkey. (AP Photo/Alkis Konstantinidis) January 27, 2011

A homeless man warms his foot on a fire in Kabul January 20, 2011. )REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) January 20, 2011

Afghans wait to get water from a water pump in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Dec 5, 2010. The U.N. is appealing for $678 million for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan in 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) December 07, 2010

An Afghan boy poses for a photographer as a military convoy form First Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division invasion force, stops in Panjwai district, Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) November 30, 2010

An Afghan boy sews military uniforms at a market in Kabul November 20, 2010. Shopkeepers selling Afghan police and military uniforms on the open market have just a couple of safeguards -- customers with long beards or rural accents are sent to look elsewhere for fear they could be insurgents. Afghan militants often disguise themselves as soldiers or policemen for attacks, and buying a complete uniform in Kabul's hectic bazaar does not cost more than 800 Afghanis ($17). Photo taken November 20, 2010. (REUTERS/ Omar Sobhan) November 23, 2010

Afghan children look from behind a razor wire at an outpost in Zhari district in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan November 20, 2010. (REUTERS/Peter Andrews) November 21, 2010

Afghan boys enact mock gun battle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010 (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) November 17, 2010

U.S. flight medic, SGT. Billy Raines treats an Afghan child who was injured during military operations in Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province November 7, 2010.
(REUTERS/Peter Andrews) November 09, 2010

Afghan children watch U.S. Marines from Second Platoon's Second Squad of the First Battalion, Eighth Marines Bravo Company invade their the village of Deh Zore in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, November 4, 2010. (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) November 06, 2010

An injured woman is rushed to a hospital in Pak Pattan city in Pakistan's Punjab province on Monday October 25, 2010. A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded at the gate of a famous Sufi shrine in central Pakistan during morning prayers Monday, killing at least five people. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Majjid Ali) Ocrtober 25, 2010

An Afghan boy affected by cutaneous leishmanisis waits to be seen by a doctor Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan. An outbreak of the tropical disease caused by sand fly bites that leaves disfiguring skin sores has hit Afghanistan, health officials said Friday. The disease threatens 13 million people in Afghanistan, the World Health Organization said, and many impoverished Afghan victims can't afford the medication to treat it. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) October 19, 2010

Pakistani women mourn the death of a child outside a hospital in Karachi following two bomb explosions at the entrance of the shrine Sufi Saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi on October 7, 2010. (AFP/Asif Hassan) Ocrtober 12, 2010

An Afghan civilian looks out of a medical evacuation helicopter window as he accompanies an injured family member who was evacuated to Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Friday Oct. 8, 2010. (AP Photo / David Guttenfelder) October 9, 2010

An Afghan man, who loast both feet to a roadside bomb, is evacuated by U.S. medics of the 101st Airborne Division's Task Force Shadow "Dustoff" medevac team as another wounded Afghan civilian lies nearby during an emergency airlift in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province October 3, 2010. (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) October 3, 2010

An injured man gets treatment in the local hospital in Khost, southern Afghanistan, after being when a bomb planted under a pile of wood exploded in a school yard next to a polling center in Khost. Voting resumed after about an hour. (AP/Nishanuddin Khan) September 19, 2010

In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, an Afghan boy on a donkey reacts as Canadian soldiers with the 1st RCR Battle Group, The Royal Canadian Regiment, patrol in Salavat, southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Minutes later the soldiers were attacked by grenades while leaving the village. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) September 12, 2010

Afghans burn an effigy of Dove World Outreach Center's pastor Terry Jones during a demonstration against the United States in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. Hundreds of Afghans railed against the U.S. and called for President Barack Obama's death at a rally in the capital Monday to denounce the American church's plans to burn the Islamic holy book on 9/11. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) September 7, 2010

In this picture taken on July 30, an Afghan child is seen in a wheat field in the city of Bamiyan in central Afghanistan. Afghan authorities are keeping a close eye on world wheat prices as they seek to boost strategic stocks ahead of winter and ensure that demand is met as some traditional suppliers halt exports. (AFP/File/Shah Marai) September 3, 2010

An Afghan boy lies in a hospital after he was injured in Badghis province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. (AP Photoi) August 26, 2010

An Afghan man sits with his relative who was injured in a landmine explosion in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010.The United States is the world's largest producer of landmines and refuses to sign international agreements that call for their abolition. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) August 22, 2010

Afghans shout anti-U.S. slogans as they hold posters of injured children at a protest on the occasion of Afghanistan's Independence Day in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) August 19, 2010

Two girls push the cradle of their brother at a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, Aug. 14, The occupation of Afghanistan has created millions of refugees. 2010. (AP Photo/ Ahmad Massoud) August 17, 2010

An Afghan security man covers a body at the scene of a militant attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. Two suicide attackers struck a building rented by a private security company in Afghanistan's capital Tuesday, detonating their explosive vests to kill two company drivers. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) August 11, 2010

In this photo taken Wednesday, a boy takes a break as he washes clothes in a makeshift camp where displaced Pashto families from Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, live on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) August 06, 2010

An Afghan farmer is questioned as U.S. Army soldiers of the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division search his cart near COP Nolen, in the volatile Arghandab Valley, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) July 23, 2010

In this April 27, 2010 photo, an Afghan refugee lights his gas lamp outside his tent in Kabul, Afghanistan. Afghanistan consumes less energy per person than any other country in the world, even after years of "reconstruction" efforts, according to data compiled by the U.S. government. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) July 20, 2010

An Afghan National Army soldier washes rice at the Combat Outpost Jelwar in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 18, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) July 18, 2010

Afghan children are terrified after they hear the blast of a controlled explosion near their house in Ghazni province south of Kabul July 12, 2010. Two suicide attackers driving a vehicle laden with explosives trying to enter Ghazni city were identified by police, causing one attacker to flee and the death of the other. Afghan police and coalition forces later exploded the vehicle, which wounded four people and damaged nearby houses. (REUTERS/ Mustafa Andalib) July 14, 2010

An Afghan child who fixes potholes in a road between Kabul and Bagram and depends on tips from passing motorists waits for business in Afghanistan, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Many poor children work to support their families while the wealthy siphon billions of dollars from "defense" contracts. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) July 8, 2010

Afghan children walk along a street as smoke rises from a building in Kunduz. Four people including a German security guard were killed as suicide bombers and gunmen stormed a USAID building Friday. (AFP) July 2, 2010

An Afghan girl passes by U.S. soldiers with C Troop 1-71 CAV during their patrol in the village of Gorgan in Dand district, south of Kandahar, June 28, 2010. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov) June 29, 2010

An Afghan woman walks past by a demolished shops in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, June 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) June 27, 2010

Afghan boy works at a factory which recycles plastic in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, June 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) June 24, 2010

An Afghan farmer leads children passing by U.S. soldiers with C Troop 1-71 CAV at a temporary checkpoint in Dand district, south of Kandahar, June 21, 2010. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov) June 21, 2010

An elderly Afghan man watches as US soldiers patrol the village of Rambasi close to the city of Kandahar. (AFP/File/Tauseef Mustafa) June 18, 2010

Men load a coffin containing a blast victims outside a hospital in Kandahar city, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) June 11, 2010

Afghan shepherd boys outside of Kabul June 9, 2010. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) June 10, 2010

A displaced Afghan child from Helmand province covers herself during a brief snowfall on the outskirts of Kabul in January 2010. The government is planning to build a "re-integration" centre in Afghanistan to forcibly return failed Afghan asylum seekers, including unaccompanied children. (AFP/File/Shah Marai) June 9, 2010

Delegates listen to the opening address of the peace jirga by Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai in Kabul June 2, 2010. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) June 2,, 2010

Afghani citizens wait outside a U.S. Marine occupation base of 3rd Battalion, 6th Marines to issue IDs for them to live in their own villages in Marjah district, Helmand province, May 18, 2010. (REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih) May 25, 2010

Afghan women join a protest rally against Iran in Herat, Afghanistan, Thursday, May 20, 2010. Protesters and rights groups allege that Iran has executed 45 Afghans in recent weeks on drug smuggling charges. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) May 22, 2010

A young boy carries tea to the mechanics while helping out at a motor repair garage in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 11, 2010. Thousands of children work in the streets of Afghanistan every earning on average less than $2 a day and sometimes can be the only means of support for their families....despite a war labled "Enduring Freedom" that began before this child was born. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) May 11, 2010

han police and firefighters try to extinguish burning trucks carrying supplies to coalition forces after hundreds of people blocked a main road and set them on fire to protest what they said were civilian deaths in NATO operations in Logar province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Mohammed Obaid Ormur) May 1, 2010

A man tries to extinguish a burning supply truck believed to be carrying logistical equipment for NATO coalition troops set on fire by protesting Afghans in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, April 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Mohammed Obaid Ormur) April 23, 2010

Afghan children play on a broken swing in Kabul April 18, 2010. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) April 18, 2010

Afghans wounded in a suicide attack lie at a hospital in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, April 7, 2010. A suicide attacker appeared to have targeted a NATO convoy and killed one civilian and wounded 15 others, officials said. One of the vehicles and several nearby shops were damaged. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) April 10, 2010

In this photo taken Friday, April 2, 2010, Afghan children ride a donkey in Karokh district of Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) April 4, 2010

U.S. Marines detain an Afghan citizen in one of the compounds U.S. Marines hold, in Marjah district, Helmand province, March 29, 2010. (REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih) March 29, 2010

Afghan men look at a passing U.S. patrol in Marjah, Afghanistan In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) March 25, 2010

An Afghan refugee family who fled war in neighboring Afghanistan go through an iris scan for identification before going back their homeland, at UNHCR repatriation center in Peshawar, Pakstan on Monday, March 22, 2010. The U.S. and UN is slowly building an biometric database of all Iraqis and Afghans. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad) March 23, 2010

Afghan children look on U.S occupation forces with 293D Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion arrive at a local police station on the outskirts of Kandahar, southern Afghanistan March 18, 2010. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov) March 19, 2010

Wounded civilians lie in beds in a hospital after they got wounded in an explosion in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 14, 2010 The governor of Kandahar province demanded more security around Afghanistan's largest southern city Sunday after 12 explosions killed dozens of people in the Taliban heartland that will be the target of the war's next major offensive. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) March 14, 2010

Afghan kids play at a junk yard packed with buses destroyed during civil war in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, March 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud) March 9, 2010

An Afghan baker makes naan (bread) at a market in the town of Now Zad in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, March 7, 2010. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov) March 7, 2010

File photo shows Afghan women members of parliament in Kabul in January. Afghan women may hold a quarter of the seats in their country's parliament but many are mere mouthpieces for warlords, who continue to set the legislative agenda, an Afghan women's rights activist said. (AFP/File/Massoud Hossaini) March 5, 2010

Afghan citizens being guarded by U.S. Army Specialist Jerrod Carr from Lakeland, Florida and with Delta Company 4th Brigade combat team, 2-508, 82nd parachute infantry regiment, after being detained in their village in the Arghandab valley in Kandahar province February 26, 2010. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner) March 1, 2010

Afghan security officers carry a body on a stretcher from the site of a gun battle in Shar-e Naw area of Kabul. Suicide bombers targeted private guesthouses in the centre of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing 17 people including foreigners in the deadliest attack on Kabul in a year. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini) February 27, 2010

An unidentified injured Afghan National Army soldier being medivaced from Marjah, Afghanistan, Feb. 24, 2010. Pegasus crews provide the fast medical evacuation of those wounded in Marjah, as U.S. and Afghan troops take part in an assault on Taliban strongholds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) February 24, 2010

U.S. Army flight medic Sgt. Nathaniel Dabney, of Prescott, Ariz., comforts an Afghan civilian boy with a gun shot wound just after take off on a U.S. Army Task Force Pegasus helicopter during a medevac mission, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Sunday Feb. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) February 21, 2010

A resident of Marjah is search by Afghan security forces while NATO troops watch) February 20, 2010

An Afghan soldier attempts to break open a door as U.S. Marines from Bravo Company of the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, look on during an operation to search for weapons in the town of Marjah, in Nad Ali district of Helmand province February 17, 2010. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) February 17, 2010

Afghan boy Sayd Rahman, 7, who was shot in crossfire near the Taliban stronghold of Marjah, lies on a stretcher at a U.S. Army outpost in the Badula Qulp area, west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, after being taken by his father to receive medical treatment, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito) February 15, 2010

An Afghan family is forced to flee their home as U.S. Marines from 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment enter Marjah in Afghanistan's Helmand province Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder) February 14, 2010

Afghan family members, who had fled from Marjha and neigoborhood, sitting on the back of a truck, arrive in Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010. On Friday, the road between Marjah and Lashkar Gah was clogged with cars and trucks filled with people fleeing ahead of the expected U.S. assault on their town fearing a repeat of the 2004 massacre of Fallujah. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq) February 12, 2010

Medics move a man wounded during a gun battle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Jan. 18, 2010. Taliban militants struck the heart of the Afghan government in Kabul on Monday, prompting fierce gunbattles after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the presidential palace. (AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy) January 19, 2010

Afghan children sit on the street at Delaram district in Nimroz province, southern Afghanistan January 15, 2010. (REUTERS/Marko Djurica) January 17, 2010

Afghan parliament members vote during a debate in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010. Afghan parliament began voting on President Hamid Karzai's list of nominees for his new cabinet. (AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy) January 2, 2010

Afghan peace activists attend an anti-war protest, calling for war criminals from the three decades of war in Afghanistan to be put on trial, in Kabul December 10, 2009. (REUTERS/ Omar Sobhani) December 10, 2009

An Afghan girl touches her mother's artificial leg at the ICRC Ali Abad Orthopaedic centre in Kabul in this November 12, 2009 photo. Throughout Afghanistan's tumultuous history, warring factions have changed and frontlines have shifted, leaving the country littered with landmines. The US refuses to sign an international ban on such landmines. (REUTERS/Jerry Lampen) November 28, 2009

An Afghan boy rides his horse in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) November 16, 2009

An Afghan farmer (L) displays apples while Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad (R, background) looks on at the Kabul International airport. Afghanistan on Thursday exported 12 tonnes of apples to India, officials said, touting the shipment as a key step in exploring much-needed international markets for its agricultural products. (AFP/Shah Marai) November 12, 2009

Afghan men ride on a three-wheeler laden with firewood in Kandahar, on November 5. (AFP/File/Banaras Khan) November 08, 2009

An Afghan motorcyclist adjusts a newly purchased surgical mask at a market place in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. Authorities on Sunday declared a nationwide public health emergency in the aftermath of rapidly increasing swine flu activity in the country. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) November 02, 2009

An Afghan boy peers through a doorway in Afghanistan's Farah province, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo) October 25, 2009

A burqa-clad Afghan woman walks through a market in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) October 9, 2009

An Afghan man works at Stewart's Turquoise Mountain Foundation in the old city of Kabul October 4, 2009. At a time when Western donors are spending millions of dollars on massive aid projects, the Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture set up by a British charity is working to save something more intangible than roads, dams or hospitals. (AFGHANISTAN/INSTITUTE REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) October 7, 2009

Afghan women react as they watch people taking a ride in a merry-go-round, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 26, 2009

Afghans fly kite on the second holiday of the Eid al-Fitr, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 21, 2009

Afghans cycle past an election poster in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009. The U.N.-backed commission charged with investigating Afghanistan's presidential election said Tuesday that it has found 'clear and convincing evidence of fraud' in the results and ordered a re-count of ballots from questionable polling stations. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 8, 2009

Afghan children look out of a window in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 3, 2009

An Afghan girl returns home from market, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 1, 2009

Election workers write down the results of the presidential election at the National Tally Center of the Independence Election Commission in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. Early reports strongly suggest that voter turnout fell more sharply for women than for men in Thursday's polls. Election observers blame Taliban attacks, a dearth of female election workers and hundreds of closed women's voting sites. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) August 24, 2009

Workers count ballots at a mosque-turned polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. Campaign teams for President Hamid Karzai and top challenger Abdullah Abdullah each positioned themselves Friday as the winner of Afghanistan's presidential election, one day after millions of Afghans braved dozens of militant attacks to cast ballots. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh) August 22, 2009

An Afghan Independent Election Commission staff, right, hand out information for the upcoming election to women voters at an election awareness program on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug 14, 2009. Afghans will head to the polls on Aug. 20 to elect the new president for the second time in the country's history. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) August 14, 2009

Afghan children weave the carpet at a factory in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) August 7, 2009

Taliban fighters train with their weapons in an undisclosed location in Afghanistan July 14, 2009. (REUTERS/Stringer) July 28, 2009

Afghan refugees chat in front of their refugee camp on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, July 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini) July 26, 2009

Afghan men sit next to posters of presidential and provincial council candidates in a street in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, July 16, 2009. Hamid Karzai is the odds-on favorite to win the Aug. 20 presidential ballot. Critics decry his government corrupt and ineffectual, the economy is in the tank and the country is racked by an insurgency led by the very people he helped oust from power eight years ago. The best hope for his opponents is that the 40 others in the race can win enough votes to deny him a first round majority and force a runoff, in which they could unite around a single candidate. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) July 17, 2009

An Afghan boy licks his lips while consuming a can of soft drink in Kashem district of Afghanistan's Badakhshan province July 12, 2009. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborne) July 12, 2009

Afghan farmers in Helmand province on July 5. A scorching desert littered with bombs, little contact, an invisible enemy: the Marines who descended on Taliban bastions in southern Afghanistan will have to face guerrilla tactics proven against the Soviets, an analyst says. (AFP/Manpreet Romana) July 6, 2009

In this photo taken on Thursday, June 4, 2009, a wounded Afghan translator working for the U.S. military lays on a stretcher a he arrives for treatment on a U.S. military helicopter to the Bagram Air Base, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) June 14, 2009

An Afghan prisoner paints at the main jail in the center of Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Around 1,000 prisoners, including 400 Taliban militants had escaped by a dramatic Taliban assault on the southern Afghan city's main prison of Kandahar province last year. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) June 6, 2009

Afghan villagers stand near the graves of air-strike victims in Garni village on May 8, 2009. The latest "outrage" of massive civilian casualties in US air strikes needs to be the last if the United States wants to have credibility in Afghanistan, campaign group Human Rights Watch said Friday. (AFP/File) May 16, 2009

Afghan Shiite women carry banners, one on left reads 'Yes law, but no petrifaction,' during a march against a new conservative marriage law in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday, April 15, 2009. A group of some 1,000 Afghans swarmed the demonstration by 300 women Wednesday. Some counter protesters pelted the women with small stones as police struggled to keep the two groups apart. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) April 16, 2009

Afghan children are afraid to play while a U.S soldier of 101st Airborne Division invades their village during a patrol in Parwan province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 6, 2009. U.S. President Barack Obama has increased the U.S. focus on Afghanistan and has pledged to send 21,000 additional troops to bolster the 38,000 already in the country. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) April 07, 2009

Mansoor Ulhaq Keen, an Indian doctor, examines an Afghan refugee girl during a free medical camp organized by Indian doctors at a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 27, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) April 052009

An Afghan boy works in a poppy field in Musa Qala, Helmand province, March 28, 2009 (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) March 29, 2009

Afghan policemen carry the body of a suspected insurgent after he was killed in a battle outside Ghazni March 26, 2009. (REUTERS/Shir Ahmad ) March 24, 2009

An Afghan security officer stands guard as flames rise during a drug burning event on the outskirts of the city in Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 18, 2009. Over 2,000 kilograms of narcotics, composed of heroin, opium and hashish, were burnt along with some bottles of alcoholic drinks. (AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyaa) March 18, 2009

Afghan women attend a ceremony to mark International Women's Day (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) March 08, 2009

An Afghan policeman in civilian clothes stands inside a police station in Nimroz province March 7, 2009. Police shot dead a would-be suicide bomber as he entered a police compound in Nimroz city, 420 miles southwest of Kabul, police said. The bomber's explosives detonated in the shooting, killing two policemen. (REUTERS/Stringer) March 07, 2009

An Afghan man walks in an old bazaar in Kabul March 4, 2009. Presidential polls in Afghanistan cannot be held next month as demanded by President Hamid Karzai, the elections commission said on Wednesday, with Aug. 20 to remain the polling day as originally scheduled. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) March 04, 2009

Afghans walk under an election billboard outside March 01, 2009

A U.S. soldier counts Afghani currency to be paid for repairing of the homes which were destroyed during the recent US raids in Inzeri village of Tagab Valley in Kapisa province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009. (AP Photo/Jason Straziuso) February 26, 2009

Afghan elders attend a meeting to discuss a new hospital, sponsored by the U.S. forces in the area, near Peshad village, Kunar Province, eastern Afghanistan February 21, 2009. (REUTERS/Oleg Popov) February 22, 2009

A U.S. soldier with the 2nd Platoon from Alpha Company, 32nd Infantry Regiment, takes a finger print of an Afghan man during a house-to-house search operation in the village of Semkar, Kunar Province, eastern Afghanistan February 12, 2009. No Afghan is free of warrantless searches in their own country by occupation forces. (REUTERS/Oleg Popov) February 13, 2009

An Afghan balloon seller drinks water from a hand pump in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) Februay 08, 2009.

An Afghan boy sorts breads for sell inside a kiosk on a roadside in Kabul Januaray 27, 2009. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) January 27, 2009.

Villagers watch as a group of US and Afghan soldiers arrive for a meeting with the local shura, or elders, in Kamu, near Combat Outpost Lowell in eastern Afghanistan, January 8, 2009. (REUTERS/Bob Strong) January 12, 2009.

An Afghan man walks during a snowy day in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday Jan. 3, 2009. Kabul gets the first snow in this winter, Afghan officials said. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) January 4, 2009.

An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch at the front gate to Forward Operating Base Bostick in eastern Afghanistan January 1, 2009. (REUTERS/Bob Strong) January 1, 2009.

A wounded Afghan boy receives treatment at a hospital after a suicide attack in Khost province December 28, 2008. (REUTER/Kamal Sadat ) December 28, 2008.

An Afghan girl watches as a US Army convoy drives through the village of Bari Kowt in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan province December 24, 2008. (REUTERS/Bob Strong) December 27, 2008.

An Afghan man reads Muslim holy book Koran near the grave of his relative at a local grave yard in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) December 6, 2008.

An Afghan woman walks past a banner about aid on World AIDS Day in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. The banner read, 'People who are effected by HIV aid can continue their lives in society.' (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) December 1, 2008.

A vehicle carries the body of an Afghan boy shot dead by foreign troops in Kabul November 28, 2008. Dozens of angry Afghans threw stones at the police after a convoy of foreign troops killed one civilian and wounded four more in the capital on Friday, Kabul police chief and witnesses said. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) November 28, 2008.

Displaced Afghan children from Helmand province, south of Afghanistan, sit next to their tent on the outskirts of Kabul November 12, 2008. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani ) November 12, 2008.

A cowded street is pictured in Mazar-i-Sharif, the capital of Balkh province, north of Kabul. (AFP/DDP/File/Michael Kappeler) November 02, 2008.

An unidentified relative puts a sheet over Sayed Ghulam, an Afghan farmer, after an interview with The Associated Press at a hospital in the city of Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008. Ghulam said armed assailants attacked him and gouged out his eyes in front of his family in an attack in southern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) October 26, 2008.

Afghan men receive their meals during a free food distribution in the city of Herat, Afghanistan, Oct. 10, 2008. (AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyaa) October 13, 2008.

 

 

 

 

Afghan girls from poor neighborhood poses for photograph in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. More than nine years after the fall of the Taliban, most Afghan children still don't attend school and face the prospect of a life of poverty no different from their parents. Prospects for girls are bleaker. Figures show that only about 13 percent of females over 15 years old can read or write -- compared to 43 percent for males.(AP Photo/ Ahmad Nazar). August 14, 2011

Noora, an internally displaced Afghan woman, holds her son Preem as she walks inside a refugee camp on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 25, 2011. According to UNHCR there are some 240,000 internally displaced Afghans. Children face a wide range of protection concerns, including child labor, smuggling and human trafficking, and early or forced marriage, according to an UNHCR report. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin). August 7, 2011

A local Afghan farmer works in his field in the village of Salam Bazar Friday, July 22, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/David Goldman). July 23, 2011

Pakistani protesters burn a representation of an American flag during a rally to condemn U. S. drone attacks targeting al-Qaida and Taliban militants' hideout in Pakistani tribal belt of Waziristan along the Afghanistan border, on Thursday, July 7, 2011 in Mutan, Pakistan. (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer). July 10, 2011

An injured Afghan man, a victim of a blast lies in a hospital bed in Kunduz city in the northern province of Kunduz, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 25, 2011. A bicycle rigged with explosives ripped through a bazaar in the Khanabad district of Kunduz province on Friday, killing at least 10 people, including a police officer. At least 24 people were wounded in the attack. (AP Photo/Balal). June 26, 2011

An Afghan man carries an injured child, a victim of a suicide explosion in the central province of Ghazni, Afghanistan Saturday, June 11, 2011. A suicide bomber, pushing an ice cream cart, exploded killing one child and injuring three more in the central province of Ghazni, according to provincial police chief Mohammad Hussain. A string of attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 21 people Saturday, officials said, while the U.N. released a report showing May to be the deadliest month for Afghan civilians since 2007. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad) June 12, 2011

Villagers stand over the body of groom during the funeral ceremony, who was killed by gunmen on his wedding party in Dur Baba district of Nangarhar province east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, June 9, 2011. Gunmen opened fire on a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan, killing nine people, including the groom. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) June 9, 2011

Cuff check : An Afghan is handcuffed and detained in his own home by a A US occupation Marine from 3rd Battalion 9th Marines Kodiak Company after an early morning operation, at Block 9 military camp of Marjah district in Helmand Province. (AFP/Massoud Hossaini) May 29, 2011

Injured Afghan children are given food to eat at a hospital at Khost, Afghanistan, Saturday, May 14, 2011. A car bomb explosion at Sabari district in eastern Khost province on Saturday, wounding seven civilians including five children. (AP Photo/ Nishan Ahingar) May 15, 2011

Afghan refugee girls stand in line to get soup distributed by Afghanistan's Children and New Approach (ASCHIANA) center in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Millions of Iraqis have become refugees due to the 2001 U.S. invasion.
(AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) April 27, 2011

An Afghan is detained for questioning at gunpoint by .S. Army soldiers near the village of Sai'dano Kalache in the Arghandab Valley north of Kandahar April 15, 2011. (REUTERS/Bob Strong) April 17, 2011

Afghan protestors step on a hand-made U.S. flag during a demonstration in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on Sunday, April 3, 2011. Afghan protests against the burning of a Quran in Florida entered a third day with a demonstration in the major eastern city Sunday, while the Taliban called on people to rise up, blaming government forces for any violence. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) April 6, 2011

In this Saturday, March 26, 2011 photo, Afghan children play on a destroyed Soviet - made armored tank in Panjshir north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Ahmad Nazar) March 27, 2011

Afghan President Hamid Karzai (R) holds a girl with an amputated leg following an alleged NATO strike in Kunar province. Karzai on Saturday told international troops to "stop their operations in our land", his strongest remarks yet over mistaken killings of civilians. (AFP) March 12, 2011

Afghan children carry water in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Feb, 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Dar) February 27, 2011

Afghan girls carry bread on their heads on a street in Kabul February 3, 2011. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani ) February 6, 2011

An injured woman is carried out of a supermarket Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 in central Kabul, Afghanistan. An explosion has rocked a grocery store frequented by foreigners in Kabul. Police officers at the scene say they don't know what caused Friday's blast. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) January 30, 2011

An Afghan man wounded by an improvised explosive device (IED) is transported to hospital in a helicopter of the United States Army' Task Force Shadow 'Dust Off', Charlie Company 1-214 Aviation Regiment near Lashkar Gah, in central Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) January 23, 2011

An Afghan family walks through downtown Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) January 23, 2011

Enzer Gul, the 11-year-old son of Khan Mohammad, is treated after his face was burnt in Kabul January 9, 2011. Mohammad's once-long and henna-stained beard has burned up to his chin and his face is swollen and raw after a gas lamp exploded because it was too close to the family's wood-burning stove. The explosion also hurt Gul. As temperatures drop well below freezing during the country's harsh winter, bombs and bullets from a near-decade long war are not the only threat -- just trying to light a home and stay warm can be deadly. Picture taken January 9, 2011. (REUTERS/Hamid Sayedi) January 9, 2011

Body of a roadside bomb blast victim lies in a vehicle as Afghan men mourn next to it at a hospital in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province southern Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. A roadside bomb blew up next to a minibus at a crowded intersection on a major highway in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing civilians. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq) January 1, 2011

An Afghan refugee boy puts a clip on washed clothes in front of Dar al Aman palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 (AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud) December 26, 2010

The body of a suspected Taliban fighter lies on a road after a gunbattle on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) December 19, 2010

Mohammad Gul, an eight-year-old Afghan boy, works in a welding shop in Khost, south of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. Thousands of Afghan children works to help in supporting their families in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Nishanuddin Khan) December 12, 2010

An Afghan protester speaks on a laud speaker asking for justice of civilians who have been killed in the past three decades of war in Afghanistan, during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. Several hundred demonstrators, some holding photographs of the victims of three decades of war, shouted for justice and peace Friday in the Afghan capital. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) December 10, 2010

An Afghan TV shop's seller, watches as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to troops at a rally during an unannounced visit at Bagram Air Field Occupation Base, waiting for customers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. December 04, 2010

Afghan children fill water from a public water pump in Kabul November 22, 2010. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) November 28, 2010

Internally displaced Afghan youths look towards the site of an explosion on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) November 12, 2010

Afghan candidates for the parliamentary elections attend a protest in Kabul November 2, 2010. Disgruntled lawmakers, candidates and their supporters called for Afghanistan's parliamentary elections to be scrapped on Tuesday, with no results declared more than six weeks after the poll amid major fraud concerns. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) November 03, 2010

An Afghan policeman keeps watch at the site of a bomb blast in Kunduz November 1, 2010. At least three guards to an Afghan district chief were wounded after a remote controlled roadside bomb explosion in northern Kunduz province. (REUTERS/ Wahdat) November 01, 2010

Afghan workers unload sacks of wheat which will be distributed to Afghan widows for their monthly rations from the World Food Program (WFP) in Kabul October 26, 2010. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) October 29, 2010

An Afghan man washes his feet outside his shop in the town of Musa Qala in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, October 19, 2010 (REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly) October 21, 2010

An Afghan man prays standing in road side at dusk as a boy rides past in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe) October 15, 2010

Pakistani protesters burn a U.S. flag during a rally demanding close the supply route for U.S. and NATO forces, Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 in Multan, Pakistan. Pakistan reopened a key border crossing to NATO supply convoys heading into Afghanistan on Sunday, ending an 11-day blockade imposed after a U.S. helicopter strike killed two Pakistani soldiers. (AP Photo/Khalid Tanveer) Ocrtober 13, 2010

Afghans wounded in a blast lie in a hospital in Kandahar city, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Two explosions rocked Kandahar on Tuesday where U.S. and Afghan forces are ramping up operations in areas long held by the Taliban. At least eight people were killed and another 22 were wounded in the blasts. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) October 7, 2010

An Afghan girl drinks water in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. Nearly 10 years after the U.S. invasion, Kabul has the best infrastructure in all Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud) October 1, 2010

An Afghan customer leaves a local tea house in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) September 26, 2010

An Afghan boy playfully aims a toy pistol on the head of a man as they gather to drink tea in the old part of Kabul city, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/ Gemunu Amarasinghe) September 21, 2010

An Afghan woman, second left, distributes election manifestoes to a group of women, in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Aug. 27, 2010. Afghans will go to the polls for the Parliamentary elections in September. (AP Photo/ Reza Shirmohammadi) August 30, 2010

Afghan police at the site where a suicide car bomber struck a police vehicle outside Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) August 08, 2010

An Afghan boy carries canisters to be filled with water down the hill where he lives, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Most of Kabul's neighborhoods on hills have no running water. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) August 04, 2010

An Afghan demonstrator holds poster of an Afghan civilian injured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan, during a demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2010. More than 400 demonstrators marched toward the presidential palace in Kabul to protest the alleged killing of 52 civilians by a NATO rocket strike in the south. NATO has disputed the report of civilian deaths. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) August 02, 2010

A medic helps a boy at a hospital in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. Saturday July 24, 2010. The boy was one of seven children brought to the city's hospital after getting caught in crossfire Friday between NATO and Taliban forces in Sangin, a flash-point town in neighboring Helmand province. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) July 26, 2010

Afghan women, right, wait to get voting cards at a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, July 8, 2010. Afghans will go to the polls for parliamentary elections in September. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) July 10, 2010

Afghan children watch from a doorway as a United States soldier from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne, and an Afghan soldier raid homes near the village of Charbagh in the volatile Arghandab Valley, outside Kandahar City, Monday, July 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) July 6, 2010

Neighborhood in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Hossein Fatemi) July 1, 2010

Afghan farmers harvest wheat outside Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, June 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) June 25, 2010

Afghan farmers in a car drive past a temporary checkpoint in Dand district, south of Kandahar June 21, 2010. (REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov) June 22, 2010

Medics treat a wounded Afghan boy in a hospital in Herat after he was injured in a clash between the police and Taliban in Afghanistan's Badghis province, Sunday, June 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) June 20, 2010

A view showing part of Kabul Afghanistan, during sunset at the close of the day, Monday, June 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) June 15, 2010

Afghan schoolgirls rest at a hospital in Ghazni, eastern Afghanistan, Saturday, June 12, 2010. More than three dozen school girls were hospitalized after becoming ill from suspected poisoning at their high school in Ghazni. There have been similar cases of illnesses at schools around Afghanistan. Some suspect militants are spraying schools with poison gas because they oppose education for girls. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Naikzad) June 13, 2010

A NATO vehicle burns after their military convoy was hit by a suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) June 6, 2010

Afghans watch a burning fuel tanker after an explosion caused by a bomb in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan May 28, 2010. The truck was on its way to supply fuel to a NATO base. (REUTER/Parwiz) May 29, 2010

A Kuchi tribal girl peeps from behind her brother on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 23, 2010. As Afghanistan's population grows, competing claims over summer pastures, both for rainfed cultivation and for grazing of the settled communities' livestock, have created conflict over land across central and northern Afghanistan and made life more difficult for this nomadic tribe. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) May 23, 2010

An Afghan military helicopter looks for the Afghan plane that crashed with 44 on board over Salang Pass, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 18, 2010. The plane, operated by Pamir Airways, a private Afghan airline, was traveling from Kunduz in northern Afghanistan to Kabul when it crashed Monday. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) May 18, 2010

Local residents and relatives gather around the bodies of some of the 9 people killed in an overnight raid by NATO forces, at Surkh Rod, Afghanistan, Friday, May 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) May 15, 2010

An Afghan woman carries food aid in Kabul May 5, 2010. The Afghan Ministry of Defense distributed food aid such as wheat, cooking oil, sugar and beans to 220 poor families. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) May 8, 2010

An Afghan girl carries the ration of her mother, a victim of land mines and a war widow after receiving them from CARE's food distribution program for windows in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 15, 2010. According to CARE there are at least 10, 000 war widows in Kabul, and CARE is providing them 4 liters of oil, 800 grams of salt and 9 kilograms of red beans. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin) April 15, 2010

In this photo taken Friday, April 2, 2010, an Afghan girl walks home in Karokh district of Herat province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Reza Shirmohammadi) April 3, 2010

Afghan refugee sit outside their temporary shelter at a refugee camp in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 28, 2010 as commercial buildings built by corrupt local officials loom in the background. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) March 31, 2010

A village elder looks at James Byrnes, U.S. Army Sergeant with the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, as he drinks tea during a meeting in Morghan Kaicha village outside the town of Kandahar, southern Afghanistan March 26, 2010. (REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov) March 28, 2010

Afghan police men try to control crowd during the celebration of Nowruz, the start of spring and the traditional New Year,, from the hilltop at the Kart-e-Sakhi shrine in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) March 21, 2010

Ali , an Afghan man who lost his arm in the ongoing occupation waits for the treatment at International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) Orthopedic Center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 17, 2010. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) March 18, 2010

An Afghan man washes his clothes in a flooded area in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, March 16, 2010.
(AP Photo / Musadeq Sadeq) March 16, 2010

A wedding hall is seen damaged in an explosion in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 14, 2010, The governor of Kandahar province demanded more security around Afghanistan's largest southern city Sunday after 12 explosions killed dozens of people. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) March 15, 2010

Afghan refugee from Marjah, Nangialai holds his baby as he stands with his other children in the courtyard of a relative's home in a poor neighbourhood of Lashkar Gah on March 9. He and many others living in similar squalor in Lashkar Gah, Helmand's provincial capital, appear to have fallen between bureaucratic cracks after leaving everything behind in Marjah to escape the U.S. assault on their town. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri) March 12, 2010

In this image made on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, Haji Katel, 67, talks during a prisoner release ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. Katel and three other prisoners were released from a U.S.-run military prison on Wednesday. He is one of thousands of Afghan citizens who has been illegally detained by foreign forces in his own country. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) March 11, 2010

Afghan boy who was hit by a truck receives a helicopter medical evacuation by the U.S. Army's Task Force Pegasus. Flight medic Sgt. Bryan Eickelberg stabilizes the head and neck of an Afghan boy with a life-threatening head injury, after landing at a British military hospital in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Tuesday March 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) March 3, 2010

An Afghan boy wounded while playing with some sort of explosive he found sits aboard an airborne U.S. Army Task Force Pegasus medevac helicopter, en route to a field hospital, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Thursday Feb. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) February 26, 2010

Afghan men ride bicycles on a road past an old damaged palace named Darulaman in Kabul February 22, 2010. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood ) February 22, 2010

A U.S. Marine from Bravo Company of the 1st Battalion, 6th Marines provides medical help to a woman wounded last week during fighting in Marjah, Helmand province February 21, 2010. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) February 21, 2010

Afghan civilians being questioned by U.S. Marines in the market of Karu Chareh in Marjah in Helmand province, south Afghanistan February 18, 2010. The men, Abdelaziz (L) and his father Abdelkareem (R) lost four of their relatives in a major Marine-led NATO operation on Wednesday. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) February 19, 2010

Injured Afghanreceives medical treatment aboard a Black hawk helicopter on a medevac mission, U.S. Army flight medic Sgt. Michael G. Patangan, left, from Houston, Texas, with Charlie Company, Task Force Talon, Saturday Feb. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) February 13, 2010

An Afghan woman waters a relative's grave in a cemetery in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy) January 10, 2010

Afghan protesters shout slogans during a protest in Kabul December 30, 2009. Hundreds of Afghans joined street rallies on Wednesday to protest against the killing of 10 civilians, most of them teenage students, in a military raid by foreign forces over the weekend. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood ) December 31, 2009

A boy waits for the distribution of food by German humanitarian organization "KinderBerg International" to Afghan local residents in downtown Kunduz December 19, 2009. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) December 26, 2009

An Afghan child looks through a window in Herat December 19, 2009. (REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl ) December 19, 2009

A child looks out near the town of Baraki Barak, Logar province, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 23, 2009.
(AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) November 23, 2009

An Afghan boy rides his horse in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) November 16, 2009

An Afghan vendor counts his money in a local traditional bazaar in Herat October 28, 2009.
REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl) October 28, 2009

An Afghan boy looks on as U.S. Marines of the 8th Regiment, Second Battalion, patrol with Afghan National Army soldiers around Mian Poshtay area, in Helmand province, October 21, 2009. (REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih) October 21, 2009

Afghan girls watch U.S. Marines from the 8th Marine Regiment carrying out a patrol in Khorakoh village near Garmsir district in Helmand province October 6, 2009. (REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih) October 17, 2009

Relatives of slain Afghan civilians wail next to their dead bodies in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 16, 2009. Four Afghan civilians, two men and two women from one family, were killed during an operation of coalition forces near Ghazni city, Gen. Khail Buz Sherzai. (AP Photo/Rehmatullah Naikzad) October 16, 2009

An Afghan boy walks past two men outside a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) October 3, 2009

An Afghan boy walks past two men outside a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) October 3, 2009

Afghan women make bread at the Silos bread factory, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Silos, an old Russian bread factory which used to make 120,000 loaves of bread on a daily basis for the interior and defense ministries as well as supply bakery outlets throughout Kabul now makes only 10,000 loaves a day, mainly for Afghanistan's police force and employs some 60 Afghans. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup) September 16, 2009

Afghan men sit and chat in a tea house in Istalif, north of Kabul September 13, 2009. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) September 13, 2009

Afghan children return towards their home after a time flying their kite, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 7, 2009. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup) September 7, 2009

The scene as men pray in Khowst province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009. U.S. troops in the area, conducting patrols in conjunction with Afghan National Army soldiers. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh) September 5, 2009

A boy carries bread on a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh) August 27, 2009

Afghan women prepare supplies at a polling station for election day in Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009. Afghans will head to the polls on Aug. 20 to elect a new president. (AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy) August 19, 2009

Afghan Jughi children, who live in a makeshift camp in the corner of a construction site, pose for a picture in Mazar-I-Sharif in northern Afghanistan August 18, 2009. The Jughis are a destitute, homeless community, who say they originate from Uzbekistan, and they live out of patchwork canopies and derelict low-rise mud walls on the outskirts of Mazar-e-Sharif. (REUTERS/Caren Firouz) August 18, 2009

An Afghan prisoner sits in a corridor in Herat prison, western Afghanistan August 16, 2009. (REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi) August 16, 2009

An Afghan man prays on a river bank at dawn near the village of Pashad, Afghanistan's Kunar province, August 12, 2009. (REUTERS/Oleg Popov) August 12, 2009

In this July 12, 2009 photo, Sarab village residents walk down a dirt path from one section of the village to the next in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. Sitting at roughly 8,000 feet above sea level and as the last village up a glacial river valley, makes travel on rough roads to far away clinics and doctors difficult. 'Opium is our doctor,' say residents who use the narcotic to alleviate symptoms of illness.In dozens of mountain hamlets in this remote corner of Afghanistan, opium addiction has become so entrenched that whole families — from toddlers to old men — are addicts. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) August 10, 2009

An Afghan street boy slices a tomato for drying on the wall of a river in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009 (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) August 4, 2009

Three U.S. Army soldiers of Dagger Company, 2-12 Infantry, 4th Brigade rest in the shade at Michigan Base before heading out on a patrol in the Pesh Valley in Afghanistan's Kunar Province August 1, 2009. (REUTERS/Tim Wimborn) August 1, 2009

vAn Afghan barber watches the presidential candidates' debate on television at his shop in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 23, 2009.Two leading candidates in the Aug. 20 presidential election faced one another in an unprecedented television debate — which went ahead despite a decision by President Hamid Karzai not to take part. Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah and ex-finance minister Ashraf Ghani both cited civilian casualties, searching private homes without permission and arresting people without cause as major reasons for opposition to the presence of U.S. and other international forces. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) July 23, 2009

Boys queue for home and school supplies distribution by Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers in the village of Baubus in Logar Province in Afghanistan July 20, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov) July 21, 2009

Member of Parliament and presidential candidate Ramazan Bashar Dost (R) shakes hands with an Afghan vendor during campaigning in the streets of Kabul. Afghans go to the polls on August 20 to elect a president for the second time in the history of their turbulent country. (AFP/Shah Marai) July 19, 2009

An Afghan boy carries matting along the street in the market at Pul-e-Khumri, Baghlan province of Afghanistan, Monday, July 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky) July 13, 2009

An Afghan boy watches US soldiers patrol in a village in eastern Kunar province in April 2009. (AFP/File/Liu Jin) July 10, 2009

Afghan supporters of presidential candidate and former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah attend a campaign rally in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, June 30, 2009. Afghans will head to the poles on Aug. 20 to elect a new president. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) July 1, 2009

An Afghan woman wearing a traditional hat attends a ceremony marking Mother's Day in Kabul June 14, 2009. (REUTERS/Ahmad Masood) June 14, 2009

An afghan girl stands next to the door of her house as Canadian soldiers patrol the village of Bazaar e Panjwai in Kandahar, May 29, 2009. (REUTERS/Jorge Silva) May 31, 2009

An Afghan family travels by bicycle past a policeman at a check point near Forward Operation Base (FOB) Masum Ghar in Kandahar province, May 24, 2009. (REUTERS/Jorge Silva) May 24, 2009

Afghan men harvest opium in a poppy field in a village in Golestan district of Farah province, May 4, 2009. (REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic) May 4, 2009

An Afghan looks on as U.S solider of 3rd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division patrol during a search operation to hunt members of Taliban in Nerkh district of Wardak province in west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 3, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) May 3, 2009

Afghan children wash a carpet at a flooded area in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province. east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, April 12, 2009. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) April 12, 2009

Afghan men sit on the ground as Canadian soldiers from the 1st battalion Royal 22nd Regiment C company 7th platoon of the NATO-led coalition patrol in the stronghold of Panjwaii in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, April 10, 2009. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) April 10, 2009

Attiqullah 10, son of Hafizullah Shahbaz Khiel, an Afghan detainee shows documents proclaiming Hafizullah's innocence during an interview with Associated Press at his uncle's house on the outskirts of Kabul,Afghanistan, Tuesday, Jan 20, 2009.Armed with documents proclaiming Hafizullah's innocence for a second time his brothers and burly young nephews, some of whom work for President Hamid Karzai's government, are trying to get him released from U.S. custody. This time he is being held at Bagram Air Base, north of the Afghan capital Kabul. He has been there since the raid on his home late last September.
(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) April 03, 2009

A child near cans of water looks at Canadian soldiers of the NATO-led coalition during their patrol in Kandahar, March 24, 2009. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) March 24, 2009

Afghan horsemen play Afghanistan's national sport Buzkashi in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 20, 2009. Buzkashi is the national sport of Afghanistan, which literally translated means 'goat grabbing.' In Buzkashi, a headless carcass is placed in the center of a circle and surrounded by the players of two opposing teams. The object of the game is to get control of the carcass and bring it to the scoring area. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) March 22, 2009

fghan President Hamid Karzai (right) dropped polio vaccines into the mouths of four toddlers Sunday to launch a new immunisation round amid fears unrest will prevent 200,000 children from being protected.
(AFP/Shah Marai) March 15, 2009

Children walk with empty watering cans in a village in the Taliban stronghold of Arghandab district in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, March 12, 2009. (REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini) March 12, 2009

An Afghan woman holds up her covered child as she walks in a windy day in Herat, west of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday Feb. 28, 2009. (AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyaa) February 28, 2009

Camels are seen fighting during a camel fighting to mark the 20th anniversary of the withdrawal of Russian soldiers from Afghanistan in Mazar-i-Sharif, provincial capital of Balkh province, north of Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2008. Camel fighting is popular in the north of the country along with dog fighting and cock fighting. ((AP Photo/Eltaf Najafizada) February 15, 2009

An Afghan balloon seller drinks water from a hand pump in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) February 12, 2009.

An Afghan street vendor waits for customers as a woman passes by in the city of Jalalabad, capital of Ningarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) Februay 01, 2009.

An Afghan girl carries bread as she arrives to sell them at a market in the old city of Kabul, Monday, Jan 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) January 19, 2009.

An Afghan protester burns a U.S.flag during a march against Israel's air offensive over the Gaza Strip, in Kabul January 16, 2009. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) January 17, 2009.

Afghan volunteer register themselves for war against Israel at a local mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Jan. 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) January 10, 2009.

An Afghan man, who was wounded during a U.S. strike in Alishing district, lies on bed at a hospital in Laghman province, northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Nesar Ahmad) January 7, 2009.

An Afghan car washer gets water from a flooded river in the city of Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) December 25, 2008.

An Afghan street vender boy studies in the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) December 20, 2008.

An Afghan boy tries to get a view of Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown during his visit to the Musa Qala district of Helmand province, Afghanistan December 13, 2008. (REUTERS/Lewis Whyld/Pool) December 13, 2008.

A toy guns are displayed for sale on the second day of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008. Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha.. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) December 10, 2008.

An Afghan policeman keeps watch next to the German embassy vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul November 30,2008. A suicide bomber hit a German embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing two local civilians, police said. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) November 30, 2008.

Returned Afghan refugee girls attend a class at a makeshift school in a refugee camp in Nangarhar province November 17, 2008. Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees told Reuters a "massive effort" was needed to get Afghan refugees settled back at home, and insufficient help was coming for an effort complicated by the security situation. (REUTERS/Jonathon Burch) November 20, 2008.

An Afghan boy waits for customer at a generator shop in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 31, 2008. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) November 01, 2008.

Afghan demonstrators hold some portraits of their community. The demonstrators were protesting this week's execution of 26 young men from their community who were killed by Taliban militants in Maiwand district of Kandahar province in the sout(AP Photo/Nesar Ahmad) October 24, 2008.

A U.S. citizen casts her absentee ballot in a box in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 17, 2008. U.S. soldiers, aid workers and military contractors in Afghanistan are filling out absentee ballots this week and sending them back to the states in hopes they arrive in time to be counted by elections officials. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)) October 19, 2008.

An Afghan boy places muddy pots into an oven for baking at a muddy-pots making workshop in Charbulak district of Balkh province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008. (AP Photo) October 18, 2008.