SEALs in Kandahar
An image accompanying a slideshow and report in USA Today: "Navy SEALs serve as buffer between Afghans and Taliban:"
US Navy SEALs and Afghan commandos are dropped off by helicopter in a remote village in Kandahar shortly after dawn to conduct a search for high-value targets. The SEALs specialize in operating in hostile areas with little or no support. [Photo by] Carmen Gentile for USA TODAY