Local elders converse during a shura, or meeting, held at the Usmankhel Village, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Dec. 18,
2011. The men were gathered to discuss security gains in their area and Government of the Islamic Republic
of Afghanistan's (GIRoA) role in providing safety. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kristina Truluck/Released)
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