Face Of The Day


An Afghan boy covers his face as Dutch Soldiers of Regional Command-South with Joint Task Force-Uruzgan patrol through the streets of Tarin Kowt on January 17, 2010. The Netherlands Royal Army leads the NATO/ISAF joint task force in the southern province of Afghanistan. About 113,000 foreign troops under US and NATO command are based in Afghanistan, with about 40,000 more due to be deployed this year to try to turn around the costly war against the resurgent Taliban. By Deshakalyan Chowdhury/AFP/Getty Images.