Underreported: What Life is Like for US Soldiers in Afghanistan

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The war in Iraq gets more headlines, but US soldiers in Afghanistan are still battling it out with the Taliban and Al Qaeda the old-fashioned way – traveling on foot, building crude bunkers, and advancing slowly. Sebastian Junger and photographer Tim Hetherington joined an American platoon in the Korengal Valley, one of the most desperately fought-over pieces of terrain in the world.