Afghan police officers secure a transportation headquarters that was besieged for two days last weekend, on May 14, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers unleashed a major assault May 7, 2011 on locations in Kandahar that included the governor's compound, the mayor's office, police stations, and an intelligence agency headquarters. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
15 May 2011 08:44:00

Afghan boys attend their Quran study sessions at the Islami Noor religious school on May 12, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Despite recent multiple attacks near the city's downtown, children continue their studies at the school. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
13 May 2011 07:47:00

U.S. Army soldiers carry an injured soldier who was shot in the leg, through a poppy field on April 24, 2011 in the Arghandab River Valley, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. The injured was evacuated to a waiting Blackhawk UH-60A helicopter by Task Force Thunder Brigade, Charlie company 1st of the 52nd Aviation regiment from Fairbanks, Alaska. It is feared that as weather improves with the approaching summer that the casualty toll will rise. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Apr 2011 08:39:00