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Parts of the Afghan capital Kabul. As the U.S. and NATO mark 10 years of war in Afghanistan, a grim picture emerges from scores of interviews over six months across the country with ordinary Afghans, government officials, soldiers, and former and current Taliban. (AP)
Parts of the Afghan capital Kabul. As the U.S. and NATO mark 10 years of war in Afghanistan, a grim picture emerges from scores of interviews over six months across the country with ordinary Afghans, government officials, soldiers, and former and current Taliban. (AP)

Ten years ago Friday, coalition forces led by the U.S. responded to the September 11th attacks by invading Afghanistan, marking the start of Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Taliban were kicked out of Kabul, but remain a threat to stability - fighting throughout the country, particularly in the south and east.

The BBC's Paul Wood reports on whether the Taliban could return to power.

This segment aired on October 6, 2011.

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