Global News Portfolio: Hell in a Beautiful Place: War in Afghanistan

American soldiers crouch from the dust of landing helicopters that will transport them to the Tangi Valley in Logar province to clear Taliban from the area on April, 22, 2009.  American soldiers with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are moving into valleys along the road between Kabul and Kandahar where crime and Taliban checkpoints have become chronic.
War in Afghanistan , April 22, 2009- Sayadabad, Afghanistan

American soldiers crouch from the dust of landing helicopters that will transport them to the Tangi Valley in Logar province to clear Taliban from the area on April, 22, 2009. American soldiers with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are moving into valleys along the road between Kabul and Kandahar where crime and Taliban checkpoints have become chronic.