September 11th, 2009
10:36 PM ET

Photo Gallery: Birthplace of the Taliban remains under siege

Program Note: Tune in tonight for live coverage from Afghanistan with Anderson Cooper, Michael Ware, Peter Bergen and Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Tonight AC360° at 10 p.m. ET.

Photos by Sarmad Qasiri

CNN's Michael Ware visits Kandahar, Afghanistan, birthplace of the Taliban. Local commanders say there's little hint of improvement in the country and that the Taliban keeps evolving and finding new ways to wage war.

Take a look at this photo gallery.

Filed under: Afghanistan • Michael Ware
soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. sajjad

    nice job ,

    i am seeing afghanistan's detail story after year or year and half may be ,

    really good job , keep doing ,

    September 14, 2009 at 2:50 am |
  2. Minou, New York City

    Thanks for posting these pictures! It is so interesting to see Afghans go about their day in the market place. We usually only get to see pics of men with beards and guns, that's why the photos of the children and the vegetable vendor have such importance.

    September 11, 2009 at 7:33 pm |
  3. Nancy

    My son is at the Airbase in Kandahar. I love seeing the pictures of the area outside the base! Your team is awesome, showing the Real Life of a Marine so the American public will know what our Marines go through every day! I think the best part of your segments are the crew getting out there in heart of the action and showing Sooo many of our Marine's faces so their families at home can see them! You're the best news, nothing fake!!

    I hope you show the airbase!

    Nancy – CA

    September 11, 2009 at 3:52 pm |
  4. Heather,ca

    I can't think of anyone on the planet who would be able to really report this except Michael.

    I'd say be careful, but I'm thinking he's well beyond that. The man deserves an award for his reporting.
    Its honest, its amazing.

    September 11, 2009 at 3:33 pm |
  5. Cindy

    Great pics! I love seeing Mic in his element out and about with the people living in these places who really have to endure the worst of the worst. He is great at becoming one with them and the places he visits.


    September 11, 2009 at 10:56 am |