Frontlines Online Edition
December/January 2011



The Ghazi Boys School principal stands by as Administrator Rajiv Shah meets with students during a visit to check on the reconst
In Midst Of War Zone, Civilians And Armed Forces Converge For Afghanistan's Future

On Dec. 1, 2009, President Barack Obama spoke before a packed auditorium at West Point, the country's premier military academy. "Our overarching goal remains the same," he told the military men and women in attendance, "…to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and to prevent its capacity to threaten America and our allies in the future.