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A French EC725 Cougar helicopter soars through a valley in Kapisa province on its way to a combat outpost in the Tagab valley. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark O’Donald/Released)
Maiwand Safi
18 May 11
Insurgents say no weddings or funeral services for “infidel” police recruits – on pain of death.
Maiwand Safi
17 May 11
Residents allege misuse of funds allocated to community leaders.
A poster urging Afghans to switch from opium to wheat. (Photo: Todd Huffman/Flickr)
Maiwand Safi
30 Mar 11
Farmers prompted to return to illicit production by high prices and failure of government aid schemes.
Maiwand Safi
30 Mar 11
Tagab district residents say police taking up position too near schools and health centre.
Inauguration of a new Afghan National Police station in Kapisa province, November 2010. (Photo: French Army Captain Edouard Dupleix)
Maiwand Safi
28 Mar 11
For years, Taleban and government forces in have maintained a non-aggression pact in a mountain district – and it seems to work.
Villagers tend their fields in Kapisa province. (Photo: ISAF Public Affairs)
Maiwand Safi
28 Jan 11
Kapisa residents say they wish police officers behaved as well as their military counterparts.
Laying a road in Kapisa province. In this case the work is being funded and led by the Provincial Reconstruction Team. (Photo: Tech. Sgt. Joe Laws/US Air Force)
Maiwand Safi
9 Nov 10
Whether as forced concession or new sign of flexibility, insurgents now decide which development projects can go ahead.
Afghans wonder whether their army will be capable of handling the country’s security when the American leave. (Photo: ISAFmedia/Flickr)
Maiwand Safi
27 Oct 10
Some policemen and soldiers say they have quit because of concerns about what might happen to them if the Taleban take over when American troops leave.

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