Afghanistan: A Decade of War, Nearing an End—PICTURES
Updated: May 3, 2012 | 1:59 p.m.
May 3, 2012 | 12:18 p.m.
For more than a decade, tens of thousands of U.S. and allied troops—dispatched after Sept. 11—have fought in Afghanistan. Now, the NATO mission is beginning to wind down and the U.S. is preparing to withdraw its troops. Here's a look at key moments from the past 11 years.