Marshan, left, tells the story of an associate who was missing in Afghanistan and was later found with his head severed.
Marshan, left, tells the story of an associate who was missing in Afghanistan and was later found with his head severed. Phillip Smucker / MCT
Marshan, left, tells the story of an associate who was missing in Afghanistan and was later found with his head severed. Phillip Smucker / MCT

U.S. soldiers' options limited to protect Afghans from Taliban

May 25, 2009 6:00 AM