U.S. Army Capt. Kevin Mercer, the officer in charge of the 205th Corps Training Team, observes as an Afghan National Army trainer adjustes the site on an M-16 rifle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2008. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Votroubek)
The Afghan army we tried, but failed to build

U.S. officials think Kabul could fall to the Taliban within six months, a sad indictment of our multibillion effort to build security there.

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