Kandahar, Afghanistan - IslamicStateof Afghanistan
US MARINES RAISE AMERICAN AND AFGHAN FLAGS AT KANDAHAR AIRPORT.
Lance Cpl. Patrick Myers (L), from North Port, FL, of the 26th MEU
command element, ties off the U.S. and Afghan flags as Lance Cpl. Avias
Jones, from New Roads, LA, looks on during a flag raising ceremony at
the Kandahar International Airport. January 1, 2002. The intelligence
chief of the southern Afghan city of Kandahar said Tuesday he was in
talks with local fighters in a neighboring province to try to persuade
them to hand over fugitive Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mohammad Omar.