I am really fortunate to have a large computer monitor, and I need every bit of it to get the most out of this picture. Some pictures just demand to be seen big, particularly the ones where it might otherwise be hard to see the teepee.
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A soldier runs within the heavily defended confines of of his base on March 3, 2010 at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan. The U.S. military is expected to launch a major offensive against Taliban insurgents in Kandahar in upcoming months, following its recent operation in Marja, in neighboring Helmand province.