Christmas in Afghanistan

Eight years after the Sept. 11 attacks led to the U.S.-led ouster of the Taliban regime, U.S.-led coalition forces are fighting in the wild east of Afghanistan bordering Pakistan, where Taliban and al-Qaida-linked fighters and supporters of renegade warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar are proving a stubborn foe. In that kind of environment, Christmas spirit is hard to find.The Associated Press takes you on an audio slideshow on how US troops in Afghanistan spend their Christmas day in the battlefield.

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