Graduation Ceremony For Afghan National Army Officers

In This Photo: Hamid Karzai
Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivers his speech during a graduation ceremony for Afghan National Army (ANA) officers at the ANA Academy in Kabul on March 18, 2010. The ANA currently has100,000 troops, with plans to expand up to 240,000 by 2011. The ANA is currently funded by NATO and the US in the hope that improvement in their performance can see foreign forces start to be scaled down.
(March 17, 2010 - Source: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images AsiaPac)
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