03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In Pictures: The Neglected War In Afghanistan

In the years since the initial invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the nation's attention has steadily turned away from a mission that the Bush administration billed as vital to defeating Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. Late last year, senior administration officials told the New York Times that they were conducting a top-to-bottom review of the mission in Afghanistan, believing that the effort "has begun to drift."

The Huffington Post looks at the issues that are causing alarm inside the corridors of the Pentagon and the administration, and where the mission in Afghanistan is faltering.

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